Support for protests, acknowledgment of racism and unfavorable views of police increased among whites in surveys in June, according an analysis published last week in FiveThirtyEight by political scientist Michael Tesler at the University of California, Irvine. But as news media attention to racism and police misconduct has diminished, views among whites on those issues have begun to fade to pre-Floyd protest levels, though they remain higher than before, Tesler wrote.

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