Minorities

Although unemployment has declined, according to this report commutes are getting longer. "Job sprawl" often plagues minority and poor areas where housing is more affordable.
19 hours ago   Al Jazeera America
In another milestone demonstrating the coloring of America, the Census Bureau reported this week that 2011 saw 50.4% births of color. In addition to the ethnic make-up of the country, aging data was reported.
May 18, 2012   USA Today - Census
Minorities are becoming the majority in the United States, and the shift is most pronounced in populations under one year of age.
Aug 30, 2011   The Brookings Institution
Four Florida metropolitan areas recently ranked as the most dangerous places for pedestrians, according to a survey by Transportation America.
Aug 16, 2011   New York Times
Community leaders argue that the recently approved Philadelphia comprehensive plan does more for developers than the working class in this op-ed.
Aug 16, 2011   Philadelphia Inquirer
Race and ethnic groups have seen major shifts from the 1990s to today, according to this report from the Brookings Institution.
May 16, 2011   Brookings Institution
Two age groups are rapidly growing in the U.S.: baby boomers and minors under 18. The difference is that one group is primarily white, while the other is overwhelmingly not.
Jul 26, 2010   National Journal
<em>The New York Times</em> reviews a new book by Joel Kotkin about the role of immigration and minority populations in America.
Feb 27, 2010   The New York Times
<em>The Brookings Institution</em> lists out the five biggest myths and misconceptions about the Census and the way demographics change in the U.S.
Feb 25, 2010   The Brookings Institution
BART's people-mover connection to the Oakland Airport is jeopardized by an FTA ruling that the agency failed to reach out to minorities, potentially denying the agency of $70 million in stimulus funds. Might the funds go to other transit needs?
Jan 26, 2010   SF Gate - Oakland Blog
Minorities are on the rise in the U.S., but the rates of growth for Hispanics and Asians are slowing down, according to recent Census figures.
May 15, 2009   The New York Times