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Questions - Martin Luther King Day - January 18-19, 2014

34% Rate U.S. Race Relations Good or Excellent
20% Consider MLK Day One of the Nation's Most Important Holidays
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted January 18-19, 2014
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