41% Say Race Relations Are Getting Worse
As Black History Month comes to an end, a plurality of Americans believe race relations in the country are getting worse.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 24% of American Adults believe race relations in the nation today are good or excellent, including just nine percent (9%) who rate them as excellent. That’s barely changed from January 2022. Thirty-five percent (35%) now give U.S. race relations a poor rating, unchanged from last year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 21-23, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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