Diversity

America's sweeping tide of diversity

Reproduced from a Brookings Institution map; Map: Axios Visuals

America is more racially diverse than at any point in history, and racial minorities are becoming more geographically dispersed than ever before.

Why it matters: Even before the 2020 census gets underway, recent population data makes it quite clear that rapidly expanding diversity will be the overarching theme of this century's demographic shift.

Biden hires campaign staff to focus on minority and women voters

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Joe Biden's campaign is adding six senior staff members to focus on attracting women and minority voters.

Why it matters: Biden and his team hope this diverse staff can help them rebuild the diverse coalition that Barack Obama captured in 2008.