According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.
According to the U.S. Census, by 2050, the United States will no longer have a clear White majority.
A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.
Having Black people accurately represented on the country's census combats the anti-black/structural racism that is pervasive throughout Latin America.