Six in 10 Americans Say Racism Against Blacks Is Widespread


–Perceptions of racism against blacks remain elevated at 61%
—41% say racism against whites is widespread, up from 2015
PRINCETON, N.J. — Six in 10 Americans say racism against blacks is widespread in the U.S., similar to the percentage measured last year but higher than what Gallup found in 2008-2009, the most recent prior measures. At the same time, 41% say racism against whites is widespread, a return to previous levels after the measure dipped to 33% last year.

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