People gather at Freedom Plaza to protest the white nationalist Unite the Right rally on the one-year anniversary of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA, in downtown Washington, August 12, 2018 (REUTERS/Leah Millis).
Most adults in the United States believe that the nation’s legacy of slavery continues to take a toll on the position of African Americans in American society. Four in 10 agree that the country “hasn’t made enough progress toward social equality,” a recent Pew Research survey revealed.
In addition, those surveyed believe that President Donald Trump has poorly handled race relations. Fifty-eight percent believe that relations are bad and see no signs of improvement. Fifty-six percent think Trump has made relations worse; 15 percent said that he has improved race relations, while 13 percent noted that he has tried but failed to achieve this end. Two-thirds reported that people have been enabled to…
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