ESSENCE.com survey of black men finds them more optimistic in Obama era

Almost one year ago, the historic election of Barack Obama to the most powerful position on the globe shattered conventional wisdom about race, culture and identity at its core.  However, has anything really changed since the election?  ESSENCE.com today announced the results of its online survey, “African-American Men in the Age of Obama,” pegged to the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s election.

The survey asked African-American men nationwide about how it feels to be Black and male in the Age of Obama, including questions about the perception of African-American men by all Americans, how they are portrayed in the media, whether or not they feel racial profiling has decreased since the election and more.  To read the full story click here.