Tagged: Census

The Changing Face of America

While the African-American and Latino communities are growing, our fight for civil rights and equality is far from over.

America’s Real Poverty Rate

If the United States were to update the way we measure poverty, we'd find that about 28 percent of American families of four are now living in poverty.

Detroit’s Ruins

It's not only cruel but stupid to let a noble city like Detroit simply fade away.

Entrepreneurship by Necessity

The recent growth of black-owned businesses continues the long history of African-American entrepreneurship in response to poverty, high unemployment, and discrimination.

One Decade Down, One Decade Wasted

The 21st century has opened with ten years that have seen the vast majority of Americans go backward economically. Just-released Census stats tell that tale--but not the whole income story.