A new poll by the University of Massachusetts Amherst found that support Black Lives Matter has been dwindling since April 2021, especially among African Americans.
These figures came right before the two-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd.
The poll was conducted by YouGov between May 5 and 9. It revealed that support for BLM’s goals had fallen from 48% to 31%.
Similarly, support for BLM’s strategies and tactics fell from 40% to 31%.
Some of the starkest declines in support for BLM were present among African American respondents to this survey. African Americans’ support for BLM’s goals fell from 67% to 56% since April 2021.