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How are Americans forming opinions about race and racism?

The Narratives Project

Because many on the left perceive American society and institutions as racist, they more often highlight racism as a cause of disparities. In this context, using race as a lens to address societal issues is helpful.

Because many on the right perceive American society and institutions as having overcome racism, they often highlight our systems as meritocratic and list other factors as a cause of disparities. In this context, using race as a lense to address societal issues is unhelpful.

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