African American Research Collaborative

View the United Negro College Fund Poll on Student Loan Debt in the United States.

Understanding and Communicating Black Political Action

We are a collaborative of pollsters, scholars, researchers and commentators committed to bringing an accurate understanding of African American civic engagement to the public discourse.

The number one issue all around the country is inflation. To see [housing] basically tied with inflation in the state for Black folks is really striking … Generally, we see a significant drop-off, with inflation at the top.

- Henry Fernandez

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of health care workers believe racism against patients is a crisis or major problem in health care.

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of Americans believe our democracy is in trouble and may cease to exist in the next 10 years.

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of African Americans would take a COVID-19 vaccine annually.

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We have done the work to get answers to critical questions related to the most important and effective voting blocs in US elections. Our team has more than 30 years of experience not only collecting and analyzing data but turning it into practical and actionable information.

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