Results related to “demographics”
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 4:13PM
The Asians are coming.
by Imara Jones on August 3 2012, 12:00PM
The company president’s LGBT politics are in line with the region where it makes all its money now, but not with where it wants to grow. He should stick to selling chicken.
by Rinku Sen on July 18 2012, 9:19AM
It would be best to build an agenda for the country based on who and what we want to be, rather than on who and what we fear.
by Rinku Sen on May 18 2012, 11:11AM
“People of color” is now commonly used far beyond political circles, as “minority” fades into the category of things that used to be true. It is past time for the media and the general public to embrace the phrase.
by Jorge Rivas on May 17 2012, 11:15AM
Latinos continue to be the nation’s fastest growing group with their population increasing by 3.1 percent since 2010.
by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 4:41PM
The Asian population grew faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010, according to new Census data released last week.
by John Sullivan on October 10 2011, 9:40AM
The 2010 Census revealed a decade of southern and suburban migration inside the black community. There are many reasons for the shift. But whatever the cause, it’s time we understand—and deal with—the consequences.
by Jorge Rivas on August 26 2011, 11:09AM
The number of states where minority babies dominate has doubled to 14 since 2000.
by Dom Apollon on February 4 2011, 9:59AM
Dom Apollon explains what a buzz-making New York Times story left out.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Jamilah King on June 11 2010, 7:28PM
The latest Census figures show that the country’s white population could become a minority as soon as…next year. No big news, right? We’ve been that hearing for years. But these latest numbers show that massive geographic shifts are taking place…
by Kai Wright on April 2 2010, 9:57AM
If you live in a big city, particularly in a neighborhood full of people of color, you’ve likely been bombarded with Census advertising in recent weeks. Here’s why: Washington has spent a record $14 billion over the past decade…
by Guest Columnist on September 2 2009, 11:32AM
by Latoya Peterson This article originally appeared on TheGrio.com. Is there really a racial divide on the Internet? Much of Danah Boyd’s research explores that dynamic. Since 1999, Boyd, social media researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a…
by Michelle Chen on September 1 2009, 7:51PM
One reason the government has spent nearly half a century fighting, and losing, the war on poverty, is that it doesn’t know where to draw the battle line. The Center for American Progress recently analyzed the inadequacy of the…
by Jorge Rivas on August 17 2009, 4:52AM
Now it’s official: Roughly one out of every ten voters was Latino or Asian in the 2008 election. Last Thursday the Immigration Policy Center released “Latino and Asian Clout in the Voting Booth,” a fact check report that “shows how…
by Michelle Chen on April 3 2009, 6:01PM
Counting people is harder than it looks. The 2010 census is morphing from a sociological project into a political one: conservatives are crowing about the dangers of tallying “illegals,” and activists are seeking policy changes to guard against undercounting….