Race relations sour

Poll seeks views in wake of police brutality

U.S. race relations are currently at a low, following the high-profile police brutality cases involving white officers and black citizens. In fact, compared with a year ago, when 60 percent of whites and 46 percent of blacks told the New York Times/CBS News poll that race relations were good, the numbers have just about flipped. Last week, just 33 percent of white respondents and 28 percent of black respondents maintained that relations are good. In addition, 93 percent of all respondents said they favor police wearing cameras. The poll also asked if people think police are more likely to use deadly force against a black person, white person or if race is not a factor: