The View From Black America
Jun 20, 2013 — In our recent poll on African-Americans, we found that half of those surveyed were positive about their financial situations — and half weren't. That divide tracks with a difference in attitudes about many aspects of respondents' lives.
Jun 19, 2013 — And now another chapter in our series on African-American lives. NPR conducted a poll of African Americans with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. The survey found optimism but many respondents expressed fears about the economy.
Jun 10, 2013 — Nearly 1 in 4 tell pollsters they're having a hard time paying for needed prescription medicine; 1 in 3 say they struggled to pay bills from hospitals or doctors last year.
Jun 8, 2013 — Lots of people were surprised by our recent poll findings on single African-Americans and commitment. So why'd the numbers look the way they did?
Jun 7, 2013 — People often talk about African-Americans and other minorities being subject to "food deserts" — areas where fresh, healthy, affordable food is hard to come by. The findings of an NPR poll suggest that we should be thinking about "popcorn deserts," too.
Jun 4, 2013 — A new poll of African-Americans found one bit of data that raised some eyebrows: Single black men were much more interested in long-term relationships than single black women.
Jun 4, 2013 — Despite being buffeted by high unemployment and the recession in recent years, African-Americans expressed high levels of life satisfaction and optimism for the future.