via Poll: Nearly half of white Southerners say they’re under attack – AOL News

White Southerners believe they are under attack.

A new Winthrop University poll found that 46 percent of white Southerners agree or strongly agree that they are under attack in the United States, while more than 75 percent of black respondents believed racial minorities are under attack.

The national debate over Confederate statues was specifically found to be a pain point for Southerners.

40 percent believed the symbols should stay, while 24 percent said a plaque should be added to contextualize the statue — but what exactly would it say, and would that add fuel or sand to the fire?

via Poll: Nearly half of white Southerners say they’re under attack – AOL News

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