1 in 5 Latinos Have Personally Experienced Discrimination, Study Finds


According to a new survey released by the Pew Research Center, one in five Latinos say they have personally experienced discrimination. This study was released to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, and chronicles what American's think about race relations and Martin Luther King's dream.

Fewer than half of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress toward racial equality. Nearly 48 percent of Latinos think "a lot" has to be done to achieve racial equality. Around the same amount (49 percent) of all Americans agree. 

The report also looked at group relations in the United States, and found that the majority of whites, blacks and HIspanics think they get along well with each other. According to the findings, the relationship between non-Latino whites and Latinos is seen as being less tense or better than the relationship between blacks and Hispanics.

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