Minorities

Tanvi Misra discusses with William Frey of the Brooking Institution the repercussions of the demographic flip expected to occur by 2050.
Nov 15, 2014   CityLab
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
Reportedly, only 1.5% of architects are minorities--but while current black architects gain more respect, it is a good time to reach out to minority youth who might also want to go into architecture.
Oct 29, 2008   The Boston Herald
Integrated inner-city public schools were the first to see this phenomenon more than 20 years ago -- classrooms that were predominately children of color. This was attributed to White Flight: the abandoning of the inner city by middle class Caucasians. Not only are minority youth populations the majority of the public school enrollments throughout the country, they are also now a majority of several United States cities and counties.
Aug 8, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Rezoning in New York's Lower East Side brings the issue of language to the fore, as members of the Spanish and Chinese communities find themselves unable to participate in important decisions about their neighborhoods.</p>
Jul 1, 2008   The New York Times
<p>This article from <em>Next American City</em> looks at the decreasing numbers of minority architects and the possible problems this shortage poses to the field and to the planning of cities.</p>
Apr 3, 2008   The Next American City