racial divisions

  • US-CRIME-RACE-POLICE-SHOOTING
    August 19, 2014  

    To discuss the racial divide in reactions to the Ferguson protests, Judy Woodruff looks at data with Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Center. Ronald Hampton, former executive director of the National Black Police Association, and Gil Alba, former detective of the New York City Police Department, discuss the prospects for reconciling the Ferguson community after such upheaval. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2008  

    A Pew Research Center poll finds that Americans have a strongly negative view of the economy, are closely split over support for presidential candidates and that the controversial remarks of Sen. Barack Obama’s former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, have not hurt the candidate’s campaign. Pollster Andy Kohut explains the numbers. Continue reading