The changing face of diversity: more Asians entering America than Latinos

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More minority babies are being born in the country today than ever before. In San Francisco — a city where the majority of residents are people of color — about half of the babies born in 2013 were of Asian or Hispanic descent. These babies keep adding to the diversity of our country.

William Frey, author of the book, “Diversity Explosion,” says that this growing youthful diversity in our country adds youth and vitality to this country’s neighborhoods, “which will pay important dividends to our labor force and, just in general, vitality as a country.”

To add to this youthful diversity, even among millennials, a good thirty percent nationally have ethnic heritage and most foreign-born immigrants coming to America are between the ages of 25 to 49.

This means that as white America ages, an America of color is coming of age. (read more)

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