A solid majority of voters are opposed to extended cash payments to black Americans as reparations for the historical injustices of slavery, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.
Nearly 60% of the voters express opposition to such a plan, which has been proposed and debated for several decades. Fewer than one-third of all voters support it.
Just 12% of voters were unsure.
Just the News Daily Poll
Activists and others have argued over many years that black Americans have been preemptively disadvantaged by the 250-year-long institution of slavery that saw millions of black men, women and children enslaved throughout the country.
The survey of 1,200 registered voters was conducted by Rasmussen using a mixed mode approach from March 4-6, 2021.