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Arab-Americans Tell Census, 'We're Not White'

Arab-Americans Tell Census, ‘We’re Not White’

by Carla Murphy on July 3 2014, 10:08AM

Some Arab-Americans and Hispanics challenge the nation’s decennial count

Topics: /NOW, Society

Latinos Respond to Claims That They're 'Declaring Themselves White'

Latinos Respond to Claims That They’re ‘Declaring Themselves White’

by Jamilah King on June 18 2014, 2:11PM

The hashtag #WhatLatinosLookLike popped up on Twitter this week.

Topics: Culture

New York City Has Widest Income Gap According to American Community Survey

New York City Has Widest Income Gap According to American Community Survey

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 1:31PM

The newest U.S. Census Bureau data shows poverty rates remain high nationwide, but haven’t increased.

Topics: /NOW

Census Releases New Poverty Stats

Census Releases New Poverty Stats

by Von Diaz on September 17 2013, 11:25AM

Incomes and poverty levels remained steady in 2012, but the number of people with health insurance has increased.

Topics: /NOW

Census: Asians Are the Fastest Growing Racial Group in the U.S.

Census: Asians Are the Fastest Growing Racial Group in the U.S.

by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 4:13PM

The Asians are coming.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Researchers Worry That the Census May Still Falter on Questions of Race

Researchers Worry That the Census May Still Falter on Questions of Race

by Jamilah King on December 27 2012, 1:57PM

The Census Bureau is considering possible revisions for its 2020 survey, and the proposed changes have raised concerns among some communities of color who fear that they’ll be undercounted. Corey Dade reports at NPR about just what’s at stake: “Race…

Topics: /NOW

A People of Color Majority Alters Politics. Movements Change the World

A People of Color Majority Alters Politics. Movements Change the World

by Rinku Sen on November 7 2012, 9:32AM

Politicians, and everyday Americans too, do great things when movements make it impossible to do anything else.

Topics: 2012 Election, Politics, Movement, Second Term

Why Our Vision of America's Future Must Count People of Color's Needs

Why Our Vision of America’s Future Must Count People of Color’s Needs

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.

Topics: Census, Politics, Movement

Pew Study: 65% of Latinos in the U.S. Self-Identify as Being of Mexican Origin

Pew Study: 65% of Latinos in the U.S. Self-Identify as Being of Mexican Origin

by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2012, 1:33PM

Sixty-five percent of the Nation’s 50.7 million Latinos self-identify as being of Mexican origin.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Minorities'? It's Not Even Accurate. Try 'People of Color'

‘Minorities’? It’s Not Even Accurate. Try ‘People of Color’

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.

Topics: Census, Colorlines Press, Media, Movement

Ya Es Oficial: White Births No Longer a Majority in the U.S.

Ya Es Oficial: White Births No Longer a Majority in the U.S.

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New York City Becoming Less Dominican, More Mexican, Census Finds

New York City Becoming Less Dominican, More Mexican, Census Finds

by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 1:01PM

More Dominicans left New York City than arrived since 2000 while the growth of Mexican immigrants nearly bumped them ahead of South Americans into third place among Latinos in NYC, according to Census data analysed by the population division of…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Asian-American Population Grew Faster than any Other Race Group in Last Decade

Asian-American Population Grew Faster than any Other Race Group in Last Decade

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Latinos with Bachelor Degrees Increased by 80% in Last Decade, But Achievement Gap Persists

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 5:25PM

For the first time ever, more than 30% of U.S. adults 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree, but Latinos are still far behind.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Colorlines.com Survey: A People of Color Majority? Meh, So What?

Colorlines.com Survey: A People of Color Majority? Meh, So What?

by Dom Apollon on August 24 2011, 10:19AM

Despite all the fuss in media and politics about the coming non-white majority, most people don’t care about it one way or the other. However, those who are concerned are far more vocal about their fears.

Topics: Colorlines Surveys, Immigration

More Latinos in U.S. Identifying as Indian

More Latinos in U.S. Identifying as Indian

by Jorge Rivas on July 6 2011, 10:12AM

Meanwhile, some families obviously have mixed feelings about identifying as indigenous.

Topics: Immigration

Census: California's Latino and Asian Populations On the Rise

Census: California’s Latino and Asian Populations On the Rise

by Jorge Rivas on March 9 2011, 4:50PM

Big changes could be in store for the state’s political landscape.

Topics: Politics

Texas Group Offers Scholarships Exclusively for White Males

Texas Group Offers Scholarships Exclusively for White Males

by Jamilah King on March 2 2011, 12:11PM

Let the pity party begin.

Topics: Politics

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 1:24PM

Thousands of workers are forging new patterns of movement in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

by Jamilah King on December 16 2010, 11:44AM

The New York Times put together Census data for this exhaustive interactive map. We love it.

Topics: Media, Technology

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