August 22, 2013

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

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.