The Census wants to know if you are a ‘Negro’

Well with the smash success of ‘Jersey Shore’ are they gonna add ‘guido or douche bag’ too? I wonder who made the final decision to actually add negro, because they are hiding under the table at their cubicle as we speak. SMH.

Via CBS TV

A fiery blast from the past is conjuring controversy in the new millennium. The word “negro” is now featured on an official U.S. document and now many are questioning if the Census Bureau is being insensitive.

It’s a word that many African Americans associate with segregation, so imagine how shocked many were to see it on the 2010 U.S. census form.

“The fact that it’s 2010 and they’re still putting ‘negro,’ I am a little offended,” said Secaucus resident Dawud Ingram.

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White Americans no longer a majority by 2042

I have read similiar stories about this before, and it seems that America will be a very different country when we are all dead.


via Yahoo

WASHINGTON – White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2042, according to new government projections. That’s eight years sooner than previous estimates, made in 2004.

The nation has been growing more diverse for decades, but the process has sped up through immigration and higher birth rates among minority residents, especially Hispanics.

It is also growing older.

“The white population is older and very much centered around the aging baby boomers who are well past their high fertility years,” said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. “The future of America is epitomized by the young people today. They are basically the melting pot we are going to see in the future.”
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