Poll: Young Americans fear US, foreign-inspired extremists

FILE - In this June 23, 2016, file photo, folice and Belgian Army soldiers patrol during a court hearing for suspect Mohamed Abrini, a suspect in the Paris and Brussels attacks, that were claimed by the Islamic State organization, at the Court of Appeals in Brussels. The threat of violence by people inspired by foreign extremists invokes fear in a majority of young Americans across racial groups. But for young people of color, particularly African Americans, that fear is matched or surpassed by worries about violence from white extremists. A new GenForward poll of Americans age 18-30 shows widespread anxiety among young people about attacks from both inside and outside the United States. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The threat of violence by people inspired by foreign extremists invokes fear in a majority of young Americans across racial groups. But for young people of color, particularly African-Americans, that fear is matched or surpassed by worries about violence from white extremists.

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