The Pew center asked U.S. Hispanics who they considered the "most important Latino leader in the country today." Two-thirds of respondents said they did not know. Why is that?
According to the official government numbers, Latinos are driving as much as half the growth of the entire U.S. population, surpassing original estimates.
Politicians should not be the only ones addressing this demographic game-changer, so should companies looking for growth opportunities.
As the first gay-friendly African-American church in a city where 32 percent of all gay couples are raising children, the Maffetts call St. Luke's a second home.
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Yesterday, a coalition of anti-immigrant lawmakers from 14 states unveiled their much-anticipated b...
Census numbers have purposes other than determining congressional seats -- your state gets its share of federal money based on the number of people counted. Note that I say "people" not "citizens." This is where Arizona may have lost out.
The U.S. Census Bureau today releases its official 2010 population figures for the nation, and congressional apportionment totals for each state. The numbers let states know if they gain, lose or maintain their congressional seats.
Because most Sunbelt states currently are reliably Republican in presidential races, the simplistic interpretation of the shift in House seats is that Republicans will gain an advantage.
Being American gives you 1 in 7 chance of being poor.
Here is some good news for New Yorkers who may have come to believe they will lose a second congressional seat to Florida among the states, and some bad news for Texans who thought they would gain four seats.
Part of the allure of making this film was the possibility of traveling the country, meeting different folks, investigating different situations. The film may be called Gerrymandering, but our real subject was America.
It's not a wise policy to reduce the quality of a government function while, simultaneously, making the costs bloat out of control, but that's precisely what anti-census politicians are advocating.
Using prison populations to inflate the populations of the districts that contain prisons serves to dilute the political power of everyone else. It's almost the perfect crime.
The New York State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would correct a long-standing distortion of democracy: the inclusion of prisoners in the population counts of state and local districts.
Some of the estimated 700,000 Census Bureau workers, who are "about to be out of work" because their temporary jobs have ended, may actually have been handed a golden opportunity to reinvent themselves.
Many reports suggest that some Census workers are adopting an aggressive and harassing modus operandi in an attempt to obtain information that goes beyond the head count authorized by the Constitution.