can't we all just get along?

According to poll released last week from New American Media, relations among African Americans, Hispanics and Asian Americans are "fraught with tension and negative stereotypes," but the three groups share core values and a desire to get along better: Survey Finds Friction Among Minority Groups. The survey found that many members of the three groups feel more comfortable doing business with whites than with members of the other groups and that an overwhelming majority of each group views racial tension as a "very important problem." I wouldn't exactly call these finding revolutionary. Honestly, I didn't really need a survey to tell me all this. Tension and negative perceptions between groups? Say it ain't so. Sadly, this is a reality most people are probably aware of, for whatever reason. But really, at their core, I think most people do want to get along. Making that happen is whole other challenge altogether...

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