Americans Still Believe We Can Talk Honestly About Race
It’s been a difficult year for race relations in the United States, but most Americans still think they can talk honestly about race with each other.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 63% of American Adults believe it is possible for people of different races in America to have an honest and open discussion about race issues. Twenty-three percent (23%) say this type of discussion is not possible. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 800 Adults was conducted on January 14-15, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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