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  Census Bureau: Whites will be minority by 2043

US whites falling to minority in under-5 age group

In a first, America's racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, reflecting sweeping changes by race and class among young people. Due to an aging population, non-Hispanic whites last year recorded more deaths than births. Full story

Census report shows multiracial and minority population growing fastest

As white birth rates declined, Asian-American and Hispanic populations grew significantly, but the latest Census Report shows that multiracial populations grew fastest. Full story

Asian groups, White House seek better race data

Taken together on paper, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders appear to be a high-achieving bunch with few of the challenges faced by other racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. when it comes to education. Full story

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  GOP takes new anti-data position aimed at Census Bureau

Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the GOP’s new anti-data position – as Republicans propose new legislation to limit the amount of information the Census Bureau may collect.