Overall, 58% of Americans say being Black hurts a person’s ability to get ahead and 55% say the same about being Hispanic.
For example, 76% of Black adults say this today, compared with 59% last year.
For example, 46% of White adults, 50% of Black adults and 51% of Hispanic adults say this new focus on race will result in major policy changes.
White Democrats (62%) are also more likely than Black Democrats (53%) to say it will lead to major policy changes.
Just 12% of Black Americans say there’s too much attention paid to these issues and 14% say it’s about right.