multiracial population

Census Projections

2018-01-17T10:28:22+00:00January 17th, 2018|

Census: Whites no longer a majority in U.S. by 2043 WASHINGTON White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining long-held notions of race. The official projection, released Wednesday by the Census Bureau, now places the tipping point for the white majority a year later than previous estimates, which were made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was fully known. [...]

Multiracial up to 14 Percent!

2017-06-08T06:25:34+00:00June 8th, 2017|

The rise of multiracial and multiethnic babies in the U.S. The FINANCIAL -- One-in-seven U.S. infants (14%) were multiracial or multiethnic in 2015, nearly triple the share in 1980, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data. This increase comes nearly a half century after the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage. Multiracial or multiethnic infants include children less than 1 year old whose parents are each of a different race, those with one Hispanic and one non-Hispanic parent, and those with at [...]

No Do-Overs on 2020 Census

2017-04-04T07:23:53+00:00April 4th, 2017|

‘There are no Do-Overs’ - Advocates Sound Alarm on 2020 Census New America Media, News Report, Honora Montano, Posted: Apr 03, 2017 With the 2020 Census three years out, civil rights groups and census experts are sounding the alarm that pending actions by the Trump administration and Congress could severely hamper an accurate count of all communities. “Congress’ failure over the past few years to pay for rigorous 2020 Census planning, and now the Trump Administration’s insufficient budget request for 2018, will strike at the heart of operations specifically designed [...]

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