Minority Births on Track to Outnumber White Births

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    Associated Press

    Wednesday March 10, 2010

    WASHINGTON — This year could be the "tipping point" when the number of babies born to minorities will outnumber that of babies born to whites, demographers said Wednesday.

    Minorities make up nearly half the children born in the U.S., part of a historic trend in which minorities are expected to become the U.S. majority over the next 40 years.

    The numbers are growing because immigration to the U.S. has boosted the number of Hispanic women in their prime childbearing years. Minorities made up 48 percent of U.S. children born in 2008, the latest census estimates available, compared to 37 percent in 1990.

    "Census projections suggest America may become a minority-majority country by the middle of the century. For America's children, the future is now," said Kenneth Johnson, a sociology professor at the University of New Hampshire who researched many of the racial trends in a paper being released Wednesday.

    Johnson explained there are now more Hispanic women of prime childbearing age who tend to have more children than women of other races. More white women are waiting until they are older to have children, but it is not yet known whether that will have a noticeable effect on the current trend of increasing minority newborns.

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    oh no!

    better get bonking. ;)
     
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    This is not surprising at all. Minorities generally start breeding at a much younger age than whites. And less educated, lower income people of all races start young as well. Marriage is not a pre-requisite.

    Hold on to your wallets folks. Idiocracy is a comin'...
     
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    Absolutely. Brown people can never be real Americans. :cuckoo:
     
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    well it's actually been flowing from wall st. on down rather well in the last decade or so...
     

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