August 22, 2013

50 Years After the March on Washington, Many Racial Divides Remain

Republicans More Likely than Democrats to See Substantial Racial Progress

Republicans More Likely than Democrats to See Substantial Racial Progress

A majority of Republicans (56%) say the country has made a lot of progress toward ensuring racial equality, a view that is shared by 48% of independents, but only 38% of Democrats. There is also a wide partisan gap on the question of how much more needs to be done in the future: about a third (35%) of Republicans say “a lot” still needs to be done, compared with 63% of Democrats.