Public opinions on Brown killing show division by race: JUDY WOODRUFF: It turns out that there is a sharp racial divide in the United States when it comes to reactions to the shooting of Michael Brown and the ongoing protests in Ferguson.
[nh_link align="right"]That’s one of the findings revealed in a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Here to explain is Carroll Doherty. He’s the director of political research there. And he joins us.
We thank you for being here today.
CARROLL DOHERTY, Pew Research Center: Thanks for inviting me.
JUDY WOODRUFF: So, your poll done nationally. It was August 14 through 17, so done last Thursday through Sunday, you were just telling me. And it shows a really — some stark findings about how whites and blacks view the question of whether race is an issue here.
CARROLL DOHERTY: That’s the first question, whether race is an issue or whether it’s getting too much attention.