“Two researchers from the Department of Psychology and Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University demonstrated that the more white Americans know about the changing demographics of the United States, the more likely they are to endorse conservative policy positions. Maureen Craig and Jennifer Richeson conducted three studies in which white Americans were presented with information about the racial demographic shifts that have led the U.S. Census Bureau to project that ‘racial minority groups will make up a majority of the U.S. national population in 2042, effectively creating a so-called “majority-minority” nation.'” 

Source: Scott Kaufman. “Fear Of Becoming A Racial Minority Makes White Americans More Conservative: Study.” Raw Story. April 10, 2014. http://www.rawstory.com/2014/04/fear-of-becoming-a-racial-minority-makes-white-americans-more-conservative-study/

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