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Questions - MLK/Race Relations - January 12-13, 2011


82% Hold Favorable View of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Americans Show Little Confidence in U.S. Race Relations
55% Say America Is Not Yet A Land of Equal Opportunity
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 12-13, 2011

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* Does the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as a national holiday help improve our nation’s racial tolerance?


 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 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence