In what may be the most informative piece of pointillist 'painting' ever made, a demographic researcher has created a zoomable racial map of America made up of 308,745,538 dots. The result is 'strangely beautiful'.
Aug 17, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
When does the opening of a Whole Foods generate national media attention? When the location is Midtown, Detroit.
Jun 10, 2013 Grist
The Census Bureau may revise questions about race and ethnicity on the 2020 survey to improve the accuracy of data on minority groups. Recent data shows a difference between how the government identifies such groups and how they identify themselves.
Jan 4, 2013 National Public Radio
Within three decades, there will no longer be a majority racial or ethnic group in the Unites States according to new Census Bureau projections released this week. Among the other findings: the country is growing slower than expected.
Dec 13, 2012 The New York Times
Clare Foran unravels the relationship between misguided '70s-era planning efforts and ongoing racial tension in France.
Nov 25, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Traditions must die hard in Detroit, where the region can't seem to shake its enduring geographic and racial divisions, reports Sarah Hulett.
Sep 17, 2012 NPR
A recent article by Amanda Hess examines whether cities like Los Angeles should be "funneling serious resources" towards attracting discretionary commuters. The article has spurred significant debate.
Jul 11, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Matt Bevilacqua looks at the real story behind headlines making news this week regarding the "fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods in the United States."
Jun 13, 2012 Next American City
From black flight to Asian invasion, Mark Wilson offers his take on a stunning map that lays out the changing demography of Los Angeles.
Apr 4, 2012 Fast Company
Wage inequality does not tell the whole picture of the growing income inequality in the United States, writes Richard Florida, who examines the myriad other factors that may be driving this trend.
Mar 8, 2012 The Atlantic Cities