Special Report

The 14 Least Trusted Institutions in America

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9. U.S. Supreme Court
> Black population with high confidence in the institution: 32% of adults
> White population with high confidence in the institution: 41% of adults

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8. Banks
> Black population with high confidence in the institution: 33% of adults
> White population with high confidence in the institution: 37% of adults

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7. Public schools
> Black population with high confidence in the institution: 35% of adults
> White population with high confidence in the institution: 34% of adults

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6. Television news
> Black population with high confidence in the institution: 37% of adults
> White population with high confidence in the institution: 25% of adults

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5. Newspapers
> Black population with high confidence in the institution: 33% of adults
> White population with high confidence in the institution: 27% of adults

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