Non-White Birth Rate May Inspire Policy Changes

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/152927636/152927627" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Guests

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, professor, New York University

The Census Bureau announced that for the first time non-whites now make up the majority of births in the U.S. The demographic shift raises questions about how this trend will affect policy in the country, particularly with regard to education and social programs.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.