Racism 101- Are you a racist? Survey Statistics at Survelum Public Data Bank
|Filtered data: 1993 survey responses|
Active filter: What form of media has the greatest influence on how we perceive different races? - Television
What's your gender?
What is your ethnicity?
|African American/Black||(214; 11%)|
|Native American||(6; 0%)|
Where do you live?
|Rural area||(233; 12%)|
Racism 101 Questions
I feel more comfortable and would have a more productive learning experience with:
|a student body of the same race as I||(1025; 51%)|
|a student body of different ethnicities||(214; 11%)|
|it really does not matter||(754; 38%)|
A recent incident occured where a white female accused 2 African American men of kidnapping her and her child. The story was fabricated. Why do you think the lady used this specific scenario to get away with the crime that she herself actually committed?
|It was believable||(1748; 88%)|
|It is typical of black men||(160; 8%)|
|It was a harmless, honest lie||(85; 4%)|
Do you think the law is more responsive to incidents depending on the race of the victim?
|The law responds equally to all persons regardless of race||(197; 10%)|
Where do you think the most crime occurs?
|White neighborhoods||(865; 43%)|
|Hispanic neighborhoods||(50; 3%)|
|Black neighborhoods||(547; 27%)|
|Mixed neighborhoods||(219; 11%)|
|Crime happens equally everywhere no matter what||(312; 16%)|
Four applicants apply for a job as a Sales Associate. They attended the same University, had the same GPA and also the same job qualifications. Who is most likely to get hired?
|A white male||(1646; 83%)|
|A black female||(123; 6%)|
|A black male||(43; 2%)|
|A white female||(181; 9%)|
Do you feel that all white schools should still teach Black History even if there are no children of color in the school?
|No. It's pointless||(965; 48%)|
|Yes. It is still history||(899; 45%)|
|It is up to the school to decide||(129; 6%)|
What relationship does society see as being more controversial?
|Interracial dating||(1121; 56%)|
|Interracial friendships||(49; 2%)|
|Interracial marriage||(823; 41%)|
Montgomery COunty High School in Georgia still has separate proms for its senior class. One for the white students and one for the black students. This decision was put in place because the parents of the white students complained about the school having a mixed prom. Do you think this
|Hurts more than helps||(1743; 87%)|
|Helps more than hurts||(60; 3%)|
|Does nothing because the kids are old enough to form their own opinions about their encounters and friendships with other races||(190; 10%)|
Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech is slowly being fulfilled.
|I agree||(1618; 81%)|
|I disagree||(259; 13%)|
|I really don't care||(116; 6%)|
Barack Obama won the presidency because
|The majority of black people voted for him based on the color of his skin||(1245; 62%)|
|He is a well educated man and was the most qualified for the job||(594; 30%)|
|I didn't follow the President's election||(154; 8%)|
It is obvious that President Obama is mixed with different ethncities. What do you, yourself consider him to be?
Affirmative Action is most beneficial to whom?
|All minorites||(649; 33%)|
Do you get nervous when you see people of Middle Eastern decent out in public?
|Yes all the time||(999; 50%)|
|No, never||(656; 33%)|
You are a security guard at a store that always has theft issues. Three youth enter all of different races. One black, one white and one asian. Who would you keep a close eye on?
|The asian boy||(903; 45%)|
|The black boy||(299; 15%)|
|The white boy||(36; 2%)|
|I would follow all of them equally||(755; 38%)|
Do you think racism has gotten better or worst over time?
|It has stayed the same||(248; 12%)|
When white people wear baggy clothes, braid their hair and say things such as "yo homie, What's up" what do you think is happening?
|They are being themselves||(1011; 51%)|
|They are making an attempt to be black or fit in with blacks||(538; 27%)|
|They are being trendy and trying to keep up with the latest things||(444; 22%)|
Who do you consider to be more advanced when it comes to academics and technology?
I have experienced racism and discrimination
|all the time||(115; 6%)|
|i have never experienced racism or discrimination||(199; 10%)|
Do you think this survey made you think twice about whether or not you would consider yourself racist? BE HONEST
|A little||(257; 13%)|
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