WASHINGTON POST — Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks.
Those views could cost President Barack Obama votes as he tries for re-election, the survey found, though the effects are mitigated by some people’s more favorable views of blacks.
Racial prejudice has increased slightly since 2008 whether those feelings were measured using questions that explicitly asked respondents about racist attitudes, or through an experimental test that measured implicit views toward race without asking questions about that topic directly.
In all, 51 percent of Americans now express explicit anti-black attitudes, compared with 48 percent in a similar 2008 survey. When measured by an implicit racial attitudes test, the number of Americans with anti-black sentiments jumped to 56 percent…keep reading…
*****Note: when 93% of American blacks reflexively support the Marxist fraud in the White House, a totally unqualified tool who is hell bent on destroying the country, perhaps we should consider the fact that only 51% of whites harbour negative feelings about blacks to be a sign of racial tolerance.
Would be interesting to conduct a study to see exactly how many Blacks are racist towards Whites….