Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States

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Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States The United States is undergoing a transition from a  predominately white society rooted in Western European  culture to a global society composed of diverse racial and  ethnic groups. By the year 2050 today's minorities will  comprise a much larger proportion of the U.S. population  than they do today. African Americans.  African Americans  remain disadvantaged. The expected lifetime  earnings of African-American men are significantly  lower than those of white men, and housing  segregation remains substantial. The full integration  of African Americans is unlikely in the foreseeable  future, primarily because of continuing social and  economic barriers and low rates of interracial  marriage. Hispanics.  The nation's Hispanic population  is not a consolidated minority. Hispanic groups have  different histories, distinct concentrations in different 
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