Study Says Hispanics & Blacks More Hopeful About Economic Future

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Over recent years, Americans have grown very pessimistic about the economy and their future. But based on a new study, Hispanics and blacks seem to have a more optimistic perspective.

According to NBC Latino, Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race. Whites are less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living.

A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that Hispanics and blacks have maintained higher levels of optimism than whites, despite being hit a lot harder during the recession.

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