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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

According to the U.S. Census, by 2050, the United States will no longer have a clear White majority.

A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.

According to reports, Barack Obama is considering becoming the co-owner of an NBA franchise.

Having Black people accurately represented on the country's census combats the anti-black/structural racism that is pervasive throughout Latin America.

New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise…

What you see above is a map of Detroit. The small colorful dots represent people, plotted to show where they live and their race. Whites are…

The number of couples who are not married has risen in many places but is highest in areas that offer many people grim prospects for a better financial future: old industrial cities and the Mississippi Delta. Unmarried couples made up 12% of U.S. couples in 2010, a 25% increase in 10 years, according to Census […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // There were 784,764 U.S. residents who described their race as white and black in the last census. But that number didn’t include Laura Martin, whose father is black and mother is white. “I’ve always just checked black on my form,” said Martin, a 29-year-old university employee in Las Vegas. She grew up surrounded […]

Via: www.wtvr.com More than 120 million U.S. census forms begin arriving Monday in mailboxes around the country, in the government’s once-a-decade population count that will be used to divvy up congressional seats and more than $400 billion in federal aid. Fast-growing states in the South and the West could stand to lose the most because […]

Via: www.newsone.com // There’s always been a lot of debate, especially within the Black community, about how bi- or multiracial people should identify themselves. Some adhere to the old “one-drop” rule, saying that no matter what other races are in your ancestry, if one of those races is Black, then you’re Black. Others believe people […]