Ethnic and racial minorities will comprise a majority of the nation’s
population in a little more than a generation, according to new Census Bureau projections, a transformation that is occurring faster than anticipated just a few years ago.
The census calculates that by 2042, Americans who identify themselves
as Hispanic, black, Asian, American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific
Islander will together outnumber non-Hispanic whites. Four years ago,
officials had projected the shift would come in 2050...