Race and Recession Survey

The Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University partnership conducted a survey to examine how the recession has reshaped the lives of Americans and takes a closer look at experiences by race and ethnicity. This survey is the 21st in a series of surveys dating back to 1995 that have been conducted as part of The Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation Survey Project.

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Read The Washington Post articles on the survey:
Economy poll: African Americans, Hispanics were hit hardest but are most optimistic
In rough economic times, black Americans hold on to their optimism
Poll: Whites without college degrees especially pessimistic about economy
Blacks, Hispanics hold few investments, poll shows
Hispanics trail other groups in Web usage, confidence

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