New Pew research shows 1 in 10 Black people in the U.S. are migrants.

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The breadth of what it means to be a Black American is widening, according to new analysis of the latest migration statistics.

The Pew Research Center combed through the U.S. Census data and found the percentage of the Black population who had migrated to the United States had more than tripled over the last 40 years.

These days, roughly 10% of Black people in America were born overseas — compared to just 3% in 1980 — and a total of 21% were either an immigrant or child of an immigrant.


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