‘Children of Color’ Majority in Miss. as Numbers Shift

Jerry Mitchell, Clarion Ledger, February 26, 2012

For the first time since 1930, there are more minority children than white children in Mississippi.

White children make up 49 percent in the Magnolia State, while African-American children account for 44 percent, Hispanic children 4 percent and other races 3 percent for a total of 51 percent, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau figures.

“Half the kids in Mississippi are children of color,” said Bill Bynum, CEO for Hope Credit Union. “If we don’t do what we can to ensure that people of color contribute to the economy, it’s going to shoot us all in foot. I don’t think any of us want to be in that position.”

The gap between unemployed black and white Mississippians continues to grow. In late 2007, that gap was 6.7 percent. In 2010, it was 10.8 percent.

In addition, according to the Census Bureau report, the median black household made 59.8 percent as much as the median white, non-Hispanic household—almost exactly the same as it made in 1975.

Between 1840 and 1930, black Mississippians outnumbered white Mississippians, U.S. Census figures show.

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Mississippi’s black population began to decline in the decades that followed because of the Great Migration, with African Americans leaving Southern states for cities such as Chicago, Detroit and New York.

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The same phenomenon Mississippi is experiencing is expected to take place across the nation in the coming decades. The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2050, non-Hispanic white Americans will make up 47 percent of the 438 million population; Hispanic Americans, 29 percent; African Americans, 13 percent; and Asian Americans, 9 percent.

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  • Gerbacg

    Think of what these numbers would have been without Planned Parenthood.

    • Think about what the crime rate would be

  • I suppose Mississippi can thank Chicago, Detroit, New York and St. Louis for taking some of their blacks off their hands.  Imagine how bad it would be now if the Great Migration didn’t happen.  It would be almost Haiti.

    • the  proof of your reasoning  is that many parts of the cities you mention do resemble haiti today

  • No doubt the “children of non-color” will fare much worse at the hands of colored…. oops,   children of color than the black kids did when whites were the majority.

  •  “If we don’t do what we can to ensure that people of color contribute to
    the economy, it’s going to shoot us all in foot. I don’t think any of
    us want to be in that position.”

    hmmm, is he speaking figuratively or literally? 

  • On a positive note, at 4%, the mestizo invasion has not yet colonized MS.

    • JackKrak

      Too many blacks even for them.

  • Xanthippe2

    The same goes for “Plan B” and the other “day after” pills.  For every White who buys it, about 75 non-Whites do.

    Also reminds me of when I saw a bunch of elderly Whites protesting a Planned Parenthood clinic with signs reading, “the most dangerous place for an African-American child is the womb.”   The protesters would never live in a Black area, mind you.

    • Alexandra1973

      Well, they have the right to life like anyone else…but I wish they’d exercise it elsewhere.  Like, say, sub-Saharan Africa…?

      • Anon

         We would still be supporting them all. The Christians would be over there making sure they brought most of them here and the never ending cycle begins again….

  • Christopher_Nelson

    “Children of Color”

    It sounds like a Sci-fi Novel.

    The opening of the Novel starts with….

    “In the not so distant future ,the children of color have taken over what remains of the old society. ”

  • “The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2050, non-Hispanic white
    Americans will make up 47 percent of the 438 million population;
    Hispanic Americans, 29 percent; African Americans, 13 percent; and Asian
    Americans, 9 percent.”

    Blacks staying at 13% is good news to me. And yes, they will miss the White majority once the Hispanics and Asians eventually take over more and more. Most confused about that whole situation will be the most destructive group of all:  the White liberals (blacks are a VERY close 2nd). With Hispanics and Asians prospering (at least in comparison to blacks), what will the White Liberals say about it all? Will they begin to claim the Hispanics and Asians as discriminatory towards blacks?

    Once the White liberals wet dream of us Whites becoming the “minority”, who will they blame? God I wish I could be here another 100 years to see all of this; well not all of this, but just to see how the insane libs approach the fact that blacks will still be exactly where they are now and WITHOUT the Whites to blame it on.

  • ATBOTL

    It’s not just MS.  TX, FL, NC and GA are approaching white minority status due to immigration and higher black birthrates.  The GOP is in for a rude awakening when they start losing the South.  

  • Ditto Jay. If Pablo and Nayquan were capable of “coming up,” their respective countries of origin would not be third-world toilet bowls. IQ does not magically increase once one crosses the Rio Grande.

  • Well, regardless of whether the Conservatives are helping or hurting us, one thing I believe we can all agree on is  this: White liberals will lead to our destruction and if, as the poster John suggests, they die out, the damage will already be done. That’s the real problem folks….the damage is already done and cannot realistically or practically be undone/reversed. I think it’s all over, in a sense. As I always say, I’m happy to know that at least the blacks will fall as well. Better to have our enemy fall as well than for us to fall alone (for whatever it’s worth). God, why did our forefathers bring blacks to this continent….why?