Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Poll

Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from October, 2020

Driving while Black (Kennedy Library Forum) In conversation, Gretchen Sorin, director of the Cooperstown Graduate Program of SUNY and author of Driving While Black: African-American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights; director Ric Burns and producer and editor Emir…

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Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination

“A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today, according to a poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  More than half of whites — 55 percent…

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Online harrassment worse for minorities

“Race issues seem to have a big market on Facebook and that really brings out ugliness,” said one white respondent to a Pew Research survey.  One fourth of black Americans  say they have been targeted online due to their race…

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Why is racism still a problem in America? by Jay Jefferson Cooke

The article in states findings of a recent Kaiser/CNN poll: “New findings in a poll released by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation show that 49 percent of Americans believe racism is “a big problem.” That figure is up…

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Race Still Divides New Jerseyans Over Issues of Criminal Justice

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind finds that race is a determining factor in attitudes toward the police and other institutions, including prosecutors and the availability of competent legal assistance for New Jersey residents. Three quarters of whites (75%) trust police to…

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