40j In the past few years there hasn't been much real improvement in the position of black people in this country

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 3637423845575147----40--38----3234------41--32----38
Total Disagree 5958555849394649----53--54----6158------49--61----52

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 2928313137483938----29--25----2020------24--21----30
Republican Disagree 6868666558475759----64--65----7472------67--73----60
Democrat Agree 4744514655655655----46--50----4249------50--43----47
Democrat Disagree 4951475139324144----47--45----5345------43--51----46
Independent Agree 3135433743585548----44--37----3532------43--29----37
Independent Disagree 6260565950394247----50--55----5961------47--63----53

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 3838404044585148----38--34----3233------39--29----39
Male Disagree 5858575751394748----55--59----6361------52--63----52
Female Agree 3536443745565046----42--41----3336------42--34----37
Female Disagree 6059545848394550----51--49----6055------47--59----52

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 3743424348606053----42--43----3739------47--36----44
18-29 Disagree 5751555246373741----50--51----5853------41--57----48
30-49 Agree 3939444149595449----42--38----3134------40--30----37
30-49 Disagree 5757535546374347----51--52----6257------50--63----50
50-64 Agree 3230403538534242----34--38----3132------39--31----37
50-64 Disagree 6366586257425554----58--54----6563------53--62----53
65+ Agree 3531412838523740----41--29----3231------37--32----34
65+ Disagree 6065566852415756----55--61----6159------54--59----58

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 3330433042533844------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 6266556750405552------------------------------------
Silent Agree 3432393339544542----35--36----3130------40--33----34
Silent Disagree 6164586355415254----58--56----6562------53--58----58
Boomer Agree 3940444451605349----42--38----2934------36--31----37
Boomer Disagree 5754535344374447----52--52----6458------55--63----53
Gen X Agree ------4245606153----41--42----3634------43--29----36
Gen X Disagree ------5349383641----51--51----5857------46--63----50
Millennial Agree --------------------------------44------48--37----44
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------51------40--55----49

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 3132373241544744----36--34----2728------34--26----33
White Disagree 6464606452424951----56--57----6664------56--66----55
Black Agree 6970687273827975----65--69----6260------69--58----61
Black Disagree 2927302625182025----34--29----3637------29--38----38
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------46------49--40----40
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------44------35--49----49

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 4145494746605242----37--38----2932------37--26----39
College Grad Disagree 5652495150384553----56--54----6460------52--69----49
Some College Agree 3733393644565046----36--30----2836------37--29----34
Some College Disagree 6062596051424948----58--63----6659------54--65----57
HS Grad or Less Agree 3436413645575050----43--41----3635------45--36----39
HS Grad or Less Disagree 5959565948384547----50--49----5856------46--54----51

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 4043384451605047----44--43----4446------53--44----44
Low Disagree 5354575041364651----50--47----4844------37--47----46
Lower-middle Agree 3736443747585150----42--38----3536------41--34----35
Lower-middle Disagree 5858536048364648----51--56----6057------50--59----57
Upper-middle Agree 3338454042575149----40--37----2929------39--31----38
Upper-middle Disagree 6356525753414646----54--57----6564------51--64----53
Upper Agree 3632403746595344----35--36----2929------35--25----37
Upper Disagree 5965596049404552----59--55----6765------56--71----53

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 23262723--474441----35--33----2725------26--25----29
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 72717072--485355----58--57----6867------65--68----60
White Mainline Protestant Agree 31324032--524445----33--35----2626------38--23----34
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 65635863--435351----58--57----6866------54--70----56
White Catholic Agree 3432393443555245----39--33----2630------38--27----30
White Catholic Disagree 6164596352424453----55--59----6765------50--64----60
Unaffiliated Agree 44445046486659------39--------3545------42--33----44
Unaffiliated Disagree 50474347423136------51--------5948------43--58----45