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Census Changes Could Make Whites Less Than 50 Percent of Population Sooner Than Expected
The Census Bureau is considering changes to its race and ethnicity questions that would reclassify ...


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


These Are the Most Segregated Cities in America
Milwaukee, Chicago and New York City are among the most segregated cities in America....


Census: More Blacks in School Than Whites
A review of 2012 census data indicates that 31 percent of African-Americans are in school, compared...


US Stopping Use of Term "Negro" for Census Surveys
After more than a century, the Census Bureau is dropping its use of the word "Negro" to describe bl...


A Census First: Black Voter Turnout Passes Whites
Black voters turned out in historic numbers in 2012, giving President Obama the edge....


Did Cooked Unemployment Figures Help Obama Win Re-election?
Report alleges the unemployment rate's fall was due to manipulation....


Census: Minorities to Be Majority in U.S. by 2043
The nation’s population will be far more racially and ethnically diverse by the middle of this cent...


Census Considers Adding Latino Category, Removing "Negro"
The U.S. Census Bureau is considering some minor changes to its forms that may have a major impact ...


U.K. Census: Africans Surpass Caribbean Population
New census figures from the U.K. show a shift in the origins of the majority of Britain’s Black pop...


South African Whites Earn 6 Times More Than Blacks
White South Africans earn six times more than black South Africans nearly two decades after the end...


South Africa Sees Race Swap in Suburb Population
Based on a sample from Durban, South Africa’s cushy, formerly all-white suburbs of Kloof and Durban...


Supreme Court Orders Review of North Carolina Redistricting
Democrats say Black voters have been packed into too few voting districts....


High Court Sends Alabama Redistricting Case Back for Review
Justices divided on whether the GOP-led legislature rely too heavily on race when it redrew the sta...


Director Dee Rees on Same-Sex Love in Bessie: 'I Wanted to Show a Loving Relationship'
Starring Queen Latifah as the blues icon, the film breaks down barriers....


By the Numbers: Census Paints a Picture of the Black Community
The Census Bureau's statistics depict communities and their progress and challenges....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 25, 1927
Legendary tennis player Althea Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina, on Aug. 25, 1927....


U.S. Census: American Income is Decreasing and Poverty is Increasing
There were 46.2 million people in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009....


Census: Black Affluent Migration Widens Income Gap
New census data shows that higher earning African-Americans are increasingly moving out of inner ci...


Black Arkansas Woman Named Oldest American
Gertrude Weaver recently celebrated her 116th birthday, making her the world's second-oldest person...

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