26 Jun '11, 3am

A Minority Majority Among Young Americans | Care2 Causes // & this might be a good thing!

A Minority Majority Among Young Americans | Care2 Causes // & this might be a good thing!

80 percent of Americans over 65 years old is white; among American aged 45 – 60, 75 percent are white. But within just about half a century, the US population will be quite different: For the first time, more than half of the children under 2 years old in the US were born to minorities who will one day — one day soon — become the majority. These figures offer a preview of data from the 2010 US census and indicate nothing less than a “changing social order,” says the Associated Press . Says Laura Speer, coordinator of the Kids Count project for the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation : “We’re moving toward an acknowledgment that we’re living in a different world than the 1950s, where married or two-parent heterosexual couples are now no longer the norm for a lot of kids, especially kids of color.” Non-Hispanic white children now comprise just under half of children un...

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