Toward 2050 in North Carolina
A Roundtable Report on the Changing Faceo the Tar Heel State
Julie Ajinkya and Rachel Wil May 2012
About Progress 2050
Progress 2050, a project o the Center or American Progress, seeks to lead, broaden, and strengthen the progressivemovement by working toward a more inclusive progressive agenda—one that truly reects our nation’s rich ethnic andracial diversity. By 2050 there will be no ethnic majority in our nation and to ensure that the unprecedented growth o communities o color also yields uture prosperity, we work to close racial disparities across the board with innovativepolicies that work or all.
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