Despite common experiences of problems with police, 66 percent of black millennials agreed that “police in your neighborhood are there to protect you,” compared to 80 percent of white millennials and 74 percent of Latino millennials.
Like higher voter turnout during 2008 and 2012, some of this was spurred by the Obama campaign. The high rates of political involvement outside of voting and campaign work, however, hint that activism is a trend, not a blip. Even though approval ratings for Obama among millennials of all races have declined, the symbolic achievement of the first African-American president might have given hope to young black activists that they could spur social change.
November 08, 2015
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