Minority Groups In The United States

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How are Minority Groups in the U.S Changing?
“ The 20th century has observed the transformation of the United States from a mainly white population connected to the Western culture to a diverse society of racial and ethnic minorities” (Pollard & O’Hare 2016). As the century began, the population of the United States was composed mostly of whites. The percentage was about 87% (Pollard & O’Hare 2016). At the end of the century, non-Hispanic’s made up less than 75% of the population (Pollard & O’Hare 2016). American’s ethnic landscape consists of a fast growing Arab and Jewish population. Unfortunately, back in the 1990’s minority groups consisted of African Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asians and Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics.

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