Conte: Survey data says race relations in MA have worsened


It did not take long after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis for opinions on race relations to change. Our recent survey looked at how Bay State residents viewed the health of racial harmony both here in Massachusetts and throughout the US and we found that many feel it has deteriorated.

According to a May 2020 Princeton Research Associates poll, 44 percent of Massachusetts voters believed race relations here were “the worse in my lifetime,” an increase of 17 points from a December 2018 PRA poll. Only 24 percent of the voters queried believed race relations in Massachusetts were better than in the past. Read more at the PDC Post.