population

Homelessness is a huge, growing problem in the United States, and especially in Los Angeles. 9-year-old Khloe Thompson L.A. native noticed this on her walk to school every day, and after her mom answered a few questions on the topic, she decided to do something about it. The young lady decided to put bags of […]

In a new report, the U.S. Education Department projected that this fall, the percentage of white students in public schools will drop from 51 percent…

From TheGrio.com: Last week, federal officials announced a decrease in our nation’s jail population for the first time since 1982. This comes at a time when overall crime is down despite this being the worse economic recession in decades. Although the announced decrease in jail population is a promising bit of news, reactions should be […]

VIA: AJC.com Atlanta’s reputation as a booming metropolis is confirmed by new census figures that show the city and its suburbs breaking into the top 10 U.S. metro areas by population. As of 2009, Atlanta was ranked ninth in the nation, based on new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. The metropolitan statistical area […]