Tag: Pew Research Center

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…

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

A key factor that contributed to the Democratic Party’s loss in the presidential election was its failure to engage minority voters. And trends indicate that this will only become more important for the fate of politics in future elections. A Pew Research Center study revealed last week that 2016 was…

'Deplorable'

Under fire over calling half of Trump’s supporters “a basket of deplorables,” Clinton said she regretted using the word “half,” but New York Times columnist Charles Blow has another perspective:”Donald Trump is a deplorable candidate to put it charitably and anyone who helps him advance his racial, religious and ethnic…

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…

Don't Like Diversity Then You Probably Love Trump

A new Pew Research Center study found a correlation that links negative feelings regarding diversity as well as Islamophobia to “warm feelings” toward Trump. The survey, which polled Republican and Republican-leaning voters, also found that lower levels of education are linked with support for the Republican candidate. Related Story: Trump’s…