Overall, 61% of Americans say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites, compared to 35% who say the country has made the changes needed to give blacks equal rights with whites. Source
- 81% of Democrats and Democrat-leaning people say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites.
- 36% of Republicans and Republican-leaning people say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites.
- 61% of Democrat-leaners and 14% of Republican-leaners say that racial discrimination is the main reason why many black people can’t get ahead economically.
99% of Democrat-leaning and 64% of Republican-leaning groups say that immigrants strengthen society and America’s identity as a nation. Source
In 2018, 74% of Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children, but 60% oppose a proposal to “substantially expand the wall alongthe U.S. border with Mexico.” Source
By 2040, Muslims will replace Jews as the nation’s second-largest religious group after Christians. By 2050, the U.S. Muslim population is projected to reach 8.1 million, or 2.1% of the nation’s total population. Source
In 2016, roughly half of the public believe that at least “some” U.S. Muslims are anti-American, including 11% who say “most” or “almost all” U.S. Muslims are anti-American and 14% who think “about half” the U.S. Muslim population is anti-American. Source
In 2017, 43% of Americans say Islam is a part of “mainstream American society,” while 50% of Americans say it is not. Source