- To the question of whether economic conditions in the country are getting better or getting worse, 63 percent of whites said better; 63 percent of blacks said worse.
- 61 percent of white people believe all Americans have an equal chance to succeed if they work equally hard. 67 percent of blacks believe that is not the case.
- 82 percent of black Southerners believe racial minorities are under attack in America today; 46 percent of whites said it is they who are under attack.
The poll surveyed 830 residents by phone in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The margin of error among white respondents was 4 percent; among black respondents, it was 7.7 percent.
The survey also found sharply diverging views among black and white Southerners about what do with monuments to Confederate war heroes.