Hispanics Replace African Americans as the Largest Group of Color in the U.S. (2003)

On July 1, 2003, the U.S. Census reported for the first time that Hispanics outnumbered African Americans to become the largest group of color in the United States. This population shift, while not unexpected, occurred more quickly than demographers had anticipated. As late as 1980, … Read MoreHispanics Replace African Americans as the Largest Group of Color in the U.S. (2003)