‘A Lot More’ Needs Doing On Racial Equality, Poll Finds

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WASHINGTON (UPI) — About half of Americans say not enough progress has been made toward racial equality, a poll by the Pew Research Center found.

The poll, conducted Aug. 1-11, indicated while 45 percent of respondents said they think a lot of progress toward racial equality had been made, a combined 51 percent said “some” or “little to no” progress had been made, the Pew Research Center said Thursday.

When asked how much work still needed to be done to reach racial equality, 49 percent of respondents said “a lot more” while 16 percent said a little or none and 31 percent said some.

Most poll respondents said racial and ethnic groups get along either “very well” or “pretty well.”

Pew surveyed 2,231 adults living in the continental United States. The poll has a margin of error of 2.5 percentage points.

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