This piece is part of the Prospect's series on progressives' strategy over the next 40 years. To read the introduction, click here.
A New America is rising. By 2050, people of color in the United States will comprise approximately 50 percent of the population. This shift in racial composition, however, is just one element in the nation’s transformation—sexual orientation and gender are key concerns as well. The roles that women play will continue to increase, as will their numbers.