Nearly 70% of Americans Say Race Relations Are Bad, New Poll Says

Nearly 70% of Americans Say Race Relations Are Bad, New Poll SaysSixty-nine percent of Americans say U.S. race relations are generally bad, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll — meaning Americans have reached a similar level of dissatisfaction as they felt after the Rodney King verdict 24 years ago. With nearly 70 percent of Americans now viewing race relations as poor, the nation has reached the same level of dissatisfaction as after the Rodney King verdict and subsequent riots in Los Angeles. In May 1992, 68 percent said race relations were bad, the New York Times/CBS News poll reported.

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