As people of color become a majority, is it time for journalists to stop using the term ‘minorities’?
Is it time to stop using the term “minorities”?
The word has long been used to describe people who are not white. But changing demographics make the term outdated and oxymoronic.
Consider the word usage in these stories:
For the first time, minorities make up the majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and growing divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies.
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