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Questions - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Race Relations - January 14-15, 2015

Americans Still Believe We Can Talk Honestly About Race
Americans Say MLK's Dream of Equality Remains Unfulfilled
Confidence in Race Relations Tumbles
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National Survey of 800 Adults

Conducted January 14-15, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Do you consider Martin Luther King Day to be one of our nation’s most important holidays, least important holidays or somewhere in between?

 

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Martin Luther King, Jr.?

 

3* Will you do anything special to celebrate Martin Luther King Day?

 

4* How would you rate race relations in America today- excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

5* Are race relations in America today getting better or worse?

 

6* Do Americans talk too much about race or not talk enough about it? Or is the level of discussion about right?

 

7* Do Americans talk too much about race or not talk enough about it? Or is the level of discussion about right?

 

8* Martin Luther King, Jr. preached about a day when men and women of all races would have equal opportunity in America. Have we reached that day?

 

9* Are most Americans racist?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence