Festival of Books
Everything you need to know about the Festival of Books

Topics

United States Census Bureau
In the U.S., diversity is the new majority
In the U.S., diversity is the new majority

A just-released Census Bureau report shows that by 2044, whites will no longer comprise a racial majority in the United States. By then, the nation — like today's Los Angeles — will be made up of a kaleidoscope of racial groups, including Latinos, blacks, Asians, Native Americans and multiracial Americans. This “no racial majority” scenario, even three decades away, provokes fear in some white Americans: fear of change, of losing privileged status or of unwanted people coming into their communities. But it is a change that should be welcomed. The fact is that “no majority” America is here and thriving in 2015. According to the new projections,...

Loading