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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

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According to the U.S. Census, by 2050, the United States will no longer have a clear White majority.

A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.

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According to reports, Barack Obama is considering becoming the co-owner of an NBA franchise.

Having Black people accurately represented on the country's census combats the anti-black/structural racism that is pervasive throughout Latin America.

National

New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise…

Houston — The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans— many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs, according to preliminary census figures released Wednesday. At the same time, government aid programs such as […]

// There were 784,764 U.S. residents who described their race as white and black in the last census. But that number didn’t include Laura Martin, whose father is black and mother is white. “I’ve always just checked black on my form,” said Martin, a 29-year-old university employee in Las Vegas. She grew up surrounded by […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // Today is Census Day! By now, you should have received a 2010 Census form in the mail – it’s crucial that you take 10 minutes today to fill it out and send it back. Rest assured, the government isn’t just idly prying into your household business: The results of the census are […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // From San Jose Mercury News: ST. LOUIS — “Dear Pastor,” the letter began. “The U.S. Census Bureau needs your assistance, as community leaders, to help us fill crucial positions in order to carry out a fair and accurate count in the 2010 Census.” The March 10 letter was sent by the Rev. […]

Via: www.wtvr.com More than 120 million U.S. census forms begin arriving Monday in mailboxes around the country, in the government’s once-a-decade population count that will be used to divvy up congressional seats and more than $400 billion in federal aid. Fast-growing states in the South and the West could stand to lose the most because […]