How will shift toward ‘majority-minority’ populations affect county government?
A recent U.S. Census Bureau report shows that the number of “majority-minority” counties in the United States, in which minorities make up more than 50 percent of the population, is increasing. Mark Mather, a spokesman for the Washington-based Population Reference Bureau, told CNN that the trend is causing some culture shock, and some members of the Hispanic community said they are feeling a backlash from local authorities because of the changing demographics.
How should county and city governments respond to the trend?
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