NEWS U.S Black Civil Rights law￼ August 6, 2022August 5, 2022 Joseph Henry 0 Comments Black Americans’ civil rights, according to 59% of American adults, have improved throughout time. In 2011, during Barack Obama’s first term as president, a record-breaking 89 percent of people agreed with this statement. Compared to 13% a decade ago, fewer Americans today believe that Black adults’ civil rights in the US have greatly improved [1, 23, 4].The lowest recorded percentage of Americans, believe that Black Americans’ civil rights have improved throughout their lifetime. Americans’ perceptions of the development of civil rights began to decline in 2015 after many cases in which Black males were killed by White police officers. The belief that new civil rights legislation are required to lessen prejudice is more prevalent among Americans [5, 6] .The most recent data comes from a nationally representative poll conducted between June 8 and July 24 that included an over-sample of Black Americans. Less than 40% of Black people feel that both racial groups have equal opportunities to receive a decent education, a job, or affordable housing, compared to majorities of White adults [8-10].A record low percentage of Americans now believe that Black and White children have comparable chances of receiving a quality education. Currently, 38 percent of Black adults and 65 percent of White people believe that both racial groups’ children have equal possibilities. These values are 10 and 11 points lower than those previously recorded for these categories [11, 12 13].58 percent of Americans believe that adults of both races have an equal opportunity to find employment for which they are qualified. The first Gallup reading at the height of the civil rights movement was far lower, at 39%. The likelihood that white individuals will claim that there is racial equality in employment is double that of black adults [14-16][14, 17].Americans in general believe that adults of both races have an equal chance of finding affordable housing, with 63 percent agreeing. The percentage of Black adults who believe there is racial equality in housing is 38%, compared to 2/3 of White adults. Researchers believe these changes in perception may reflect a growing understanding of systematic racial injustices in the United States. [18, 19] [20, 21].The Pew Research study looks at how unequal access to education impacts American students’ academic performance, retention and graduation rates, and preparedness for college or careers. The survey also looks at health and wellness, with a particular emphasis on healthcare access and standard of service. 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