Even after the George Floyd protests in the summer of 2020, most White American liberals continue to oppose race-targeted remedial policies. Similarly, Black support for racially redistributive policies is often less than monolithic. Would support for policies to eradicate racial inequality increase if common misperceptions held by White and Black Americans about racial inequality were corrected? Hutchings and co-authors examine this question with three online survey experiments that focus on the racial wealth gap. In Study 1 subjects were randomly assigned either to a control condition, where they were merely provided a definition of the racial wealth gap, or to one of two treatment conditions that provided textual and visual information on the current size of the Black-White racial wealth gap. In general, they find that the treatment conditions do increase information levels on the presence and perceived size of the racial wealth gap, but they typically do not increase support for racially redistributive policies. In a second experiment, they also seek to correct misperceptions about the racial inequality by providing information about the limited effects of education in reducing the racial wealth gap. Again, they find that our treatments inform but rarely alter policy views. Lastly, in a third experiment they modify treatments to make them more accessible and broaden the range of outcome variables. Results are largely 
consistent with the first two designs. In their conclusion, they discuss the implications of seeking to correct misperceptions about Black-White inequality among Blacks and White liberals. 

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