America By The Numbers

2016

The New Deciders

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Learn how Asian American, Black Millennial, Arab American and Latino Evangelical voters are exerting their growing strength and influence in this 2016 election special about power and politics, demographics and democracy. Watch AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS' special program "The New Deciders" September 6, 2016 at 10/9C on PBS.
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The New Mad Men

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With a collective purchasing power of $3 trillion, people of color are quickly becoming the nation’s most sought-after consumers. Iconic brands are re-examining their marketing strategies in order to stay competitive in the changing marketplace. Latinos, with a buying power of $1.2 trillion, are at the heart of this new consumer focus.
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Surviving Year One

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The US ranks shockingly 56th in the world for infant mortality. In Rochester, New York, black and Latino babies die at three times the rate of white babies. Why is this happening, and what is Rochester doing to reverse these dramatic disparities? Find out in this episode of AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS.
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Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town

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Rebroadcast with updated data: August 16, 2016. While Asian-Americans are the best-educated ethnic group in the US, Cambodian-American students graduate high school at a significantly lower rate, one of the lowest in the country. What is the cause of this educational crisis? Find out in this episode of AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS.
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Politics of the New South

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Until recently, Clarkston had predominately white residents. It is now home to many refugees from all over the world, and for the first time, three former refugees are running for local elections. Are the changes in the electorate enough to change the face of local government in this small Southern town? Find out in this episode of AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS.
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Native American Boomtown

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Discovering oil is like winning the lottery... or is it? Find out what happened to the Indian reservation in Fort Berthold, North Dakota following its oil boom in this episode of AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS.
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Our Private Idaho

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While the population of whites in the US has fallen over the last two decades, the town of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho remains a predominately white town, with 95% of its residents identifying as white in 2012. What are the challenges faced by those living in this homogenous community? Find out in this episode of AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS.
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Mainstream, USA

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In the last few decades, the town of Clarkston has undergone a significant demographic shift. Whites made up almost 90% of the residents of this small town in Georgia in 1980, but by 2012 over 80% of Clarkston residents were non-white. How are these rapid changes affecting this small town? Watch the full episode to find out.
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