Support for Black Lives Matter surged during protests, but is waning among White Americans
- August 19, 2020
- Michael Tesler, political science, FiveThirtyEight, Aug. 19, 2020
Michael Tesler is a UCI professor of political science, author of “Post-Racial or
Most-Racial? Race and Politics in the Obama Era” and co-author of “Identity Crisis:
The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America.” He writes,
“These changes in public opinion are being driven in large part by white Americans,
who for years have been much less likely than Black Americans to acknowledge that
racial inequality remains a real problem.”
For the full story, please visit https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/support-for-black-lives-matter-surged-during-protests-but-is-waning-among-white-americans/.
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