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Race Relations

Explore Gallup's research.

by Frank Newport

Analysis of Americans' mentions of race as the nation's top problem in surveys going back to 1939 provides important insights into the current race situation.

by Frank Newport

Surveys have asked Americans about race relations for over half a century, providing context for understanding today's race-related challenges.

by Camille Lloyd and Dalia Naguib

Among fragile community residents, 43% say they know "some" or "a lot" of people who have been treated unfairly by the police.

by Justin McCarthy

Gallup findings over the past decade reveal that the years from 2010 to 2019 encompassed some revolutionary changes in public opinion.

The first question Gallup asked about race or racism came amid a high-profile stance against discrimination from first lady Eleanor Roosevelt in 1939.

by Lydia Saad

Fifty years after Woodstock became the symbol of 1960s social upheaval, Gallup trends highlight how much has changed in U.S. society.