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Hogg Foundation to Award $2 Million in Grants for 2020 Census, Black Communities a Key Focus

http://tamaralounge.com/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1580921873.0441288948059082031250      The African American community has been historically undercounted in the census. The Census Bureau estimates that African Americans were undercounted by more than 800,000 in the 2010 U.S. Census, and that approximately 7 percent of young African American children were overlooked by the 2010 Census, roughly twice the rate for young non-Hispanic white children. This legacy of undercounting has had a negative impact on African American communities and furthers inequities. […]