This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Pew Research Center examined American’s feelings toward the Black Lives Matter movement ten years after the hashtag BlackLivesMatter was first used on Twitter, and three years after the murder of George Floyd.
A survey of 5,073 U.S adults was conducted from April 10-16, 2023.
Key findings include:
— 51% of U.S. adults say they support the Black Lives Matter movement, compared to two-thirds of U.S. adults who said the same in 2020.
—- 81% of Black adults said they support the movement, followed by Asian adults (63%), Hispanic adults (61%), and white adults (42%).
— 88% of Americans have seen videos showing police violence against Black people through some form of media.
—- 60% of those who had watched the videos said it negatively affected their trust in the police.
— 57% of respondents do not believe that the focus on issues of police violence against Black people has led to meaningful changes to improve the lives of Black Americans.
Read the full report here.