As Individuals, we are appalled and heartbroken by the dying of George Floyd. His name—along with Ahmaud Arbery’s and Breonna Taylor’s—is among the most recent we have occur to know. We mourn them all. And in undertaking so, we are reminded that numerous of our fellow citizens have shed their life to bigotry and racism, and that there are other individuals whose tales we have but to listen to.
Systemic racism is an unacceptable factor of our society. It has deep roots. But that does not imply that it cannot be examined, recognized, and tackled.
For many years, we have sought to comprehend and clarify the special experience of folks of color in the United States. In 1995, The Pew Charitable Trusts started funding community belief surveys intended to examine the developments shaping our country. Considering the fact that its establishment in 2004, the Pew Study Centre has centered on