Race Worldviews: Parallel universes, even among the young … in the USA

Parallel universes, even among the young in the USA

By Catherine Rampell – October 28 at 2:41 PM – Washington Post

commentaryMy column from Tuesday delved into the parallel universe that consumers of right-wing media occupy. But the stark divide in world perspective is not confined to left and right; it also exists, of course, between other demographics, including the races.

Reminders of this came recently via three — count ’em, three — separate new polls of millennials, all released this week. Each of them showed striking differences in worldviews by race/ethnicity, all within the same, mostly liberal generation.      

First, here’s a finding from GenForward, a survey of the Black Youth Project with the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. One of the survey questions asked respondents to name the top three most important problems facing the country today.   [Read more]

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