The Big Flip: The Politics of Racial Demographic Change

Awarded Scholars:
Andrew Thompson, George Washington University
Project Date:
Jul 2022
Award Amount:

By 2050, Whites are expected to become a minority in the United States and racial minorities are expected to become the majority. Political scientist Andrew Thompson will examine how this coming demographic shift impacts how Americans of color and White Americans think about racial identity and democracy. He will conduct a survey for his study.


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