Nightly News   |  June 13, 2013

America’s fast-changing racial landscape

In 2012, more non-Hispanic white Americans died than were born, and for the first time, minority groups now account for about half of American children under age 5. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> the census is telling us a lot about who we are as a people and the rapidly changing makeup of our population. we learned today that last year, more nonhispanic white americans died than were born. that group is still the nation's largest, but it has been shrinking for years. and minority groups account for half of american children under the age of 5. in 2012 , the hispanic population grew the most in sheer numbers, but the asian population for the first time, the fastest growing population in the country.