In a new survey, as the racial tensions have persisted after the death of unarmed black men in the hands of the police, a strict majority of Americans believe that discrimination against African Americans is a serious problem.
Quinnipiac University survey It showed that 68 percent of Americans believed that discrimination was a major problem and 27 percent did not.
Democrats and independents were much more than Republicans; While 96 percent of the democrats and 69 percent of the independent agree that there is a serious problem, 34 percent of the Republicans think so.
95 percent of the black voters, 76 percent of the Spanish voters and 62 percent of the white voters say that discrimination against black is a serious problem.
When it comes to nationwide protests that respond to George Floyd’s Minneapolis police death, the figures are similar, voters support 67 percent to 28 percent.
“America’s two sharp opposite views jump from the pages of this survey. The African-American population is under siege for democrats and independents. A very different view of what appeared on our streets from the Republicans, ”says Quinnipiac Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.
More than half of the voters, 57 percent, have a positive view of the Black Lives Matter movement, while 30 percent have a negative move.
Voters also provide 52-44 percent support to remove Confederate statues from public places across the country.
“The historical figures in granite and iron, preserved a few years ago, now face the devastating ball of the public,” Malloy added.
When it comes to renaming military bases honoring the Confederate generals, voters were divided by 47%, both against and against.