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Mar 29, 2016 ... William H. Frey, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a population- studies professor at the University of Michigan, is author of "Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) America's ongoing diversity ...


No racial or ethnic group makes up a majority of Muslim American adults. A plurality (41%) are white, a category that includes those who describe their race as Arab, Middle Eastern, Persian/Iranian or in a variety of other ways (see sidebar on ...


Dec 6, 2014 ... Moreover, as my book Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America illustrates, a growing diverse, globally connected minority population will be absolutely necessary to infuse the aging American labor force with vitality and to sustain populations in many parts of the country ...


Apr 29, 2016 ... The subject of this debate is whether diversity is a strength for the United States. As you know, from President Obama on down, all you ever hear is people telling you that racial diversity is a strength. Not just a strength, but maybe even our country's greatest strength. They're wrong. Racial diversity is not a ...


Nov 21, 2014 ... The sweeping racial changes transforming the United States come with an important demographic dimension: age. The waves of Hispanics and Asians and multiracial Americans reshaping the country's population are full of young people , who by some measures already outnumber their white counterparts ...


Apr 29, 2014 ... Each county has a breakdown of race by percentage—i.e., Montgomery County, Maryland, is 49.3 percent white, 16.6 percent black, 0.2 percent Native American, 13.9 percent Asian, 17 percent Latino, and 3.1 percent "other." Olson quantified diversity by calculating entropy for each of these sets.


African Americans: · Hiram R. Revels (R-Mississippi), 1870-71. Blanche K. Bruce (R-Mississippi), 1875-1881. Edward W. Brooke (R-Massachusetts), 1967-1979. Carol Moseley-Braun (D-Illinois), 1993-1999. Barack Obama (D-Illinois), 2005- 2008. Roland Burris (D-Illinois), 2009-2010. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina), 2013-.


Jan 8, 2018 ... Columnist Leonard Pitts writes that as America becomes more ethically diverse, white people will have to adjust to not being always in the majority.


Mar 5, 2017 ... We decided to look at racial diversity across America using the most recently available data — the 2011-2015 American Community Survey data from the US Census. Specifically, we looked at table B03002: HISPANIC OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE. Here are the actual categories as defined by the Census:.