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46% Believe Government’s Done Too Little For Young Black Americans

Now that Donald Trump, accused by many of his detractors of being racist, has replaced America’s first black president, more voters think the government’s not doing enough to improve conditions for America’s black youth, though they think they’re ultimately responsible for improving their own situation.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters now say the government has done too little to improve conditions for young black Americans, while just 11% think they’ve done too much. Thirty-one percent (31%) of voters think the level of government action has been about right, while another 12% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 16-17, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 16-17, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology

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