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For the first time in history, non-white people and Hispanics made up the bulk of those who are age 16 and younger and living in the U.S.

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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.

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.

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Detroit can’t catch a break.  The only time the city has been shown any love lately is when Chrysler showed the world its empowering take on the city during the Super Bowl leaving an indelible catch phrase on everyone’s minds to remember: “This is the Motor City and this is what we do.”  Read More:

H-Town

Via HoustonChronicle.com: Latinos accounted for two-thirds of the state’s population growth over the past decade and now make up 38 percent of the Texas population, up from 32 percent in 2000. The Anglo population has dropped to 45.3 percent, down from 52.4 percent in 2000. The black population remains at 11.5 percent, unchanged from 10 […]

Politics

The report will likely kick off a fight next year between Democrats and Republicans over redistricting, as states gaining or losing seats will have to draw new districts.  Texas is expected to be a big winner in the process.  Read More:

Black Americans have historically been undercounted by the U.S. Census, and as a result our communities have missed out on federal funding and other resources that were sorely needed. This year, do your part to make sure that your neighborhood is accurately counted by filling out and returning your Census form. If you haven’t done […]

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 by black family […]

No Matter Who You Are, Personal Information is Safe and Confidential When it Comes to the Census March 4, 2010 (HOUSTON) – With U.S. Census questionnaires set to begin arriving in mailboxes in just two weeks, Harris County is taking strides to protect its residents’ privacy and ensure they know exactly what to expect as […]

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The Brooklyn Comedy Company proudly presents the 2nd installment in season 3 of “This Week in Blackness.”