John Crawford III

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.

According to a new study released by the Public Religion Institute, 51 percent of White Americans agree that Black people as well as other minority groups are…