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Black jobless rate is twice that of whites

Black Jobless Rate

In the quarter-century that Armentha Cruise has run her Silver Spring staffing firm, the nation has made strides toward racial equality. Voters have twice elected a black president, African Americans shine among Hollywood’s brightest stars, and the number of blacks who graduate from college has tripled.


Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

Latino Population in the U.S.

White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections, part of a historic shift that is already reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate.


Sex grooming cases spark racial tensions

She was lonely in the way only an adolescent girl can be: No friends, no boyfriend, not much of a relationship with her parents. So she felt special when a man decades older paid attention to her, bought her trinkets, gave her free booze....


Surprising 30 percent rise in home births

A small, but growing trend of women in the US are choosing home births, a new government report finds. These mostly over 35, non-Hispanic white women are "consciously rejecting the system" of hospital deliveries, says the researcher.


AP-GfK Poll: Obama faces trouble with key voters

AP-GfK Poll: Obama faces trouble with key voters

Whites and women are a re-election problem for President Barack Obama. Younger voters and liberals, too, but to a lesser extent.


Wealth gap widens between whites, minorities

The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession has erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics.


Do white people watch black movies?

White people like movies. Black people like movies. But do white people like black movies? Indiana University telecommunications professor Andrew J. Weaver investigated in “The Role of Actors’ Race in White Audiences’ Selective Exposure to Movies,” published recently in the Journal of Communication.


Census shows whites lose US majority among babies

For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies....


Report: Hispanics outlive black and white Americans

Report: Hispanics outlive black and white Americans

Hispanics live longer than whites or blacks, according to the first life expectancy data for the U.S. Hispanic population, which was released ...


Minority population growing in the United States, census estimates show

Minority population growing in the United States, census estimates show

Minorities now make up about 35% of the country's population, and about 57% of the population in California. Meanwhile, the white population continues to decline.

Across the nation, the number of minorities continues to rise and the white population continues to decline, according to U.S.


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