Have We Already Hit The Multicultural Tipping Point?

Although the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the U.S. is currently made up of roughly 17 percent Hispanic, 13 percent African-American, and 5 percent Asian, and almost 78 percent white, some feel that many of us are already multicultural by virtue of where we live and who we marry, among other things.

According to Guy Garcia, President of New Mainstream Initiatives at EthniFacts, “people can be multicultural by marriage, by interest, by family connections, or simply by embracing a diversity that is appealing to them.” He cites Eminem as a white American who has embraced African-American music and culture in his public life. “He is multicultural by attitude, by choice.”  Click here to read more.

Multiculturals Are The New Mainstream In Music Consumption

“Modern music is being shaped by confident multicultural consumers,” says Mónica Gil, Nielsen’s senior vice president/multicultural growth and strategy. “These are trailblazers and they know it. As the country faces a demographic shift, this population is poised to influence the growth of music companies.” Click here to read more.

NUMBERS PUT FERGUSON EVENTS IN PERSPECTIVE

Need more proof that the mistreatment of the overwhelmingly African American population by the militarized police force and the tone-deaf response by the local officials is exposing the depth of racial tensions in Missouri? Here are some revealing numbers.

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Apple Reveals Diversity Report

The report breaks down Apple’s 98,000 employees based on ethnicity and gender globally.  In the U.S., 55% of Apple employees are white, 15% are Asian, 11% are Hispanic, 7% are black and 9% declined to declare an ethnicity.  Click HERE to read more.