The African-descendant population is growing larger, getting younger and diversifying ethnically. It’s also experiencing a widening internal class divide as intraracial along with interracial income and wealth inequality escalates. Embedded within these demographic changes are profound class distinctions, as well as the conditions for unity. Between 2000 and 2019, the number of people self-identifying as […]

The U.S. has assessed that Russian forces have developed a plan to “engineer a more pliant population” in regions of Ukraine, in part through the forcible relocation of civilians, the U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said Thursday.  In the Thursday speech, OSCE Ambassador Michael Carpenter said the U.S. […]

Illegal wildlife trade is actually the fourth largest global crime estimated at between $7 and $23 billion per year. Creating long-term financing solutions for conserving species and engaging people through developing livelihoods is crucial to increasing conservation efforts. Known as the “Rhino Bond,” the Wildlife Conservation Bond (WCB) is a five-year $150m sustainable development bond, […]

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Detroit — a majority Black metropolitan city of more than half a million residents — became the largest U.S. city to challenge the national headcount of the 2020 census, with local officials claiming that nearly a tenth of its population was left out of the final totals, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In its […]

Pew Research Center has analyzed demographic characteristics of America’s Black population in 2019 compared to the year 2000. 46.8 million people identified as Black in 2019 – an increase of 10 million. The Black population is also becoming more diverse. The number of Black bachelor degree holders in the U.S. has more than doubled since […]

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Tuesday said there is enough immunity in the U.S. population to provide some protection against the more contagious omicron BA.2 subvariant, which could help stave off another Covid wave that slams hospitals. “The high level of immunity in the population from vaccines, boosters and previous infection will provide some level […]

There’s a shift happening with the Black population in the U.S., as the makeup of Black people in America is looking different.  After centuries where most Black Americans could trace their American roots back hundreds of years, immigrants are making up a fast-growing share of the Black population in this country. The Pew Research Center […]

“I’m starting to really hate the cold,” my wife said, and not for the first time. The sort of thing Midwesterners say after spring dangles a couple of delightful days in our field of vision — 60, 65, even 70 degrees — then rudely slaps us across the face with a wet sock of miserable, […]

U.S. Black Population Spends More Time With Media Nielsen Nielsen’s new insights article entitled, “How Black audiences are engaging with audio more than ever,” finds the Black population in the U.S. spends more time with media than any other group, with audio accounting for one of the top areas of engagement. As the media industry […]

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