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Donald Trump Jr.’s Tweet About ‘Racist Air’ Epically Backfires

Donald Trump Jr. mocked a news story, which highlighted how air pollution is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic communities. Last year, scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a study documenting that Blacks and Hispanics were more likely to be exposed to air pollution, even though whites were more…

Trump May End DACA, Putting Young Immigrants at Risk

President Donald Trump is “seriously considering” ending a five-year-old program that protects young immigrants from deportation, Axios reported on Thursday night. Citing “sources familiar with the deliberations,” the outlet also reported that “Trump has made no final decision” on the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Established…

Multiracial, Multiethnic Babies on the Increase in U.S.: Study

In 2015, about one-in-seven, or 14 percent of, children in the U.S. under the age of one were multiracial or multiethnic, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data. The rate is three times greater than it was in 1980. The analysis, which was published Tuesday, includes…

Interracial Marriage Becoming the Norm in U.S.: Report

Interracial marriage is on the rise, making more than a fivefold increase since 1967, when only 3 percent of newlyweds were intermarried, according to a Pew Research Center report released Thursday. However, interracial marriage is more accepted by Democrats than Republicans, and Black men and Asian women are more likely…

Latinos Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton: Poll

Latinos have a significantly more favorable view of Hillary Clinton than they do of Trump, according to a poll conducted by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). The NCLR’s poll found that, overall, 68 percent of respondents have a favorable view of Democratic nominee Clinton, compared to just 18…

U.S. Income Surges, but Women, Minorities Remain Behind

2015 saw an increase in median household income for whites, Blacks, Asians and Hispanics, the newest report from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed, the highest increase being among Hispanic households. According to the report, 2015 saw an additional estimated 3.3 million people with earnings over 2014, regardless of work experience….

Race, Gender Pay Gaps Significant for Millennials

A study released this month by Wells Fargo (No. 12 on the 2016 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) found a gender wage gap, “unmanageable” student loan debt and racial disparities when it comes to wealth and salaries for millennials. The report, “Majority of Millennials Say They Won’t Ever…