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This Is How The White Population Is Actually Changing Based On New Census Data

Some news coverage of the latest 2020 census results may have led you to think the white population in the U.S. is shrinking or in decline. The actual story about the…

Free school meal programs don’t just feed hungry kids — they’re a major win for moms

Priya Fielding-Singh is an assistant professor of family and consumer studies at the University of Utah and the author of the forthcoming book “How the Other…

Census Shows Sharply Growing Numbers of Hispanic, Asian and Multiracial Americans

Overall population growth slowed substantially over the past decade, but the number of multiracial Americans more than doubled.

The United States grew…

The road to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics has been a long and winding one, says Stanford sociologist

The 2020 Summer Olympics have begun this week but public support among the Japanese public for the games has been generally low and their mood…

Jackelyn Hwang was the winner of the 2020 Jane Addams Award for best article. Jackelyn’s innovative research agenda examines the relationship between how neighborhoods change and the persistence of neighborhood inequality by race and class in US…