Who are young people’s dream dinner guests? President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Beyoncé Knowles.
Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll — which surveyed 1000 people aged 18-34 about everything from politics to dating to race issues — included the question “What public figure or celebrity would you most like to have over for dinner?” It was an open-ended question (which might explain how the very dead Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln got on there) but the top three choices were all African-American, and two of them were women. (For full results and methodology, click here.)
It’s significant that the three people at the top of the list are African-American, since it falls in line with the idea that millennials are the most racially and ethnically diverse cohort in our country’s history while also being the most politically progressive.
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