The Impact of Anti‐Black Racism on Approval of Obama’s Job Performance and on Voting in the 2012 Election

… In this paper, we explore the extent of implicit and explicit anti‐Black attitudes in 2012 and the degree to which such attitudes shape the American public’s evaluations of Mr. Obama’s performance in office and their intentions regarding voting in the 2012 election. In doing so, we compare the current extent and impact of prejudice now with their extent and impact in previous years. [cont. – PDF]

Pasek (Michigan), Krosnick (Stanford) & Tompson (NORC)