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Questions - MLK Jr - August 27-28, 2013

10% Think Race Relations Better Since Obama Elected
59% Think U.S. Still Lacks Equal Opportunity
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 27-28, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I have a dream” speech to marchers in Washington, DC seeking racial equality in America. Are race relations in this country better or worse today than they were 50 years ago? Or are they about the same?

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

3* Are race relations in the United States better or worse since the election of President Obama? Or are they about the same?

4* 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?

5* Has the federal government done too much or too little to promote equal opportunity in this country? Or has the level of government action been about right?




NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence