Voting Is Key to Racial Equality, Pew Research Center Study Reveals

January 25, 2023

“Black Resistance,” the national theme for Black History Month 2023, is a reminder of the ongoing fight against racial inequality. In a new study by the nationally respected Pew Research Center (PRC), 63 percent of Black adults indicated that voting was a key strategy for moving toward equality. Less than half of poll respondents (42 percent) placed protesting in that same category. Only Black Americans age 65 and over consider protests a preferred tactic. Supporting Black-owned business and Black-led communities were also ranked as effective remedies for inequality. Contacting elected officials was considered the least effective tactic among those offered.

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