Abstract

Recent U.S. Census Bureau projections indicate that by the middle of this century, non-Hispanic whites will cease to be a majority of the American population. In this article we document how for America’s youngest residents, the future is already here. America’s rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition has important implications for intergroup relations, ethnic identities, and electoral politics.

Publication Date

2010

Journal Title

New England Community Devlopments

Publisher

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Document Type

Article

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