Discrimination and Advantage

Source: Survey of the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, Fact Sheet, September 2016

The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey of over 1750 young adults ages 18-30 conducted monthly that pays special attention to how race and ethnicity shape how respondents experience and think about the world. …

– About half of young African Americans report being discriminated against on the job market or in the
workplace. ….
– Among young people, there are differing beliefs about how race and ethnicity impact their chance to succeed economically. ….
– Women report experiencing more gender discrimination then men, but the gender gap varies by race and ethnicity. ….
– Majorities of men and women in each racial and ethnic group believe men have an advantage in the economy. ….
– Most young adults, across all races and ethnicities, believe people from wealthy families have an economic advantage. ….
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Source: Cathy J. Cohen, Matthew D. Luttig, and Jon C. Rogowski, Survey of the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, September 2016

A summary of key findings from the first-of-its-kind monthly survey of racially and ethnically diverse young adults