Race relations haven't been this bad since the O.J. Simpson trial ended in acquittal in October 1995, a new poll reveals.

According to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, only 34 percent of Americans view race relations in the country as fairly good or very good. Just 33 percent of whites and 38 percent of Hispanics view race relations as fairly or very good, and only 26 percent of African-Americans agree.

The highest point for race relations was January 2009, after President Obama was inaugurated as the country's first black president. At that time, 77 percent of people thought race relations were positive.

However, confidence in law enforcement is up, despite backlash against police brutality following numerous incidents involving the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of officers.

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