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The Thin White Line: Most Cops Don’t Look Like the Residents They Serve

By Bryan Schatz and AJ Vicens In Baltimore, white people make up 28 percent of the population but 50 percent of the city’s police officers. In Philadelphia, where police and protesters clashed last Thursday during a #FreddieGray rally, whites are … Continue reading

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Reflecting a racial shift, 78 counties turned majority-minority since 2000

By Jens Manuel Krogstad In the United States as a whole, the white share of the population is declining as Hispanic, Asian and black populations grow. But the shift to a more diverse nation is happening more quickly in some … Continue reading

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