How Equal Is American Opportunity? Survey Shows Attitudes Vary By Race

Image credit: Source: PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll Credit: Camila Domonoske/NPR

A new survey shows a majority of Americans, regardless of race, agree that race relations have worsened nationally in the past year — but on questions of equality, opinions were split between white and African-American respondents.

According to a PBS Newshour/Marist Poll, a racial divide still persists on how Americans view a variety of issues, including whether blacks and whites have equal opportunities of getting hired for a job, receiving a quality education and earning equal pay for equal work.

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