African Americans and Facts from the Census Bureau
Anyone seen those Census Bureau advertizements during the Super Bowl on Sunday? [According to the Census Bureau, they ran 3.]
Besides just counting the US population once every 10 years in order to determine the distribution of the Federal House of Representatives seats, the Census Bureau collects statistics on all sorts of things, places, and groups of people. Some of these statistics are put into the "Fact for Features" series about specific demographic groups. Among the many postings are statistics regarding African-Americans and Black History Month.