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half: According to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 57 per cent of Americans think Trump's policies have been bad for Muslims, and 56 per cent think they've been bad for Hispanics, according to The Chronicle Herald. Forty-seven per cent, including three-quarters of blacks, think they've been bad for African Americans. More than half think his policies have made things worse for Hispanics and Muslims, and nearly half say they've made things worse for African Americans. Fifty-seven per cent of all adults, including more than 8 in 10 blacks, three-quarters of Hispanics and nearly half of whites, said they think Trump is racist. The results show a stark divide on racial issues gripping the country during the presidency of Trump, who has made divisive comments after a white nationalist rally, called African nations shitholes, and promised to build a wall along the Mexican border to prevent immigrants from entering the country illegally. Eighty-five per cent of Democrats consider Trump racist, but just 21 per cent of Republicans agree. ( As reported in the news.