Wednesday, December 04, 2019

14839: Monterey Bay, We Don’t Need Another White Hero.

Why does this Be An Ocean Hero campaign for Monterey Bay Aquarium feature such a predominately White band of heroes? Oh wait, here’s why:

Monterey, CA is composed of 18.8k White Alone residents (65.7%), 5.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.8%), 2.1k Asian Alone residents (7.31%), 1.43k Two or More Races residents (4.99%), 1.02k Black or African American Alone residents (3.56%), 81 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.283%), 61 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.213%), and 55 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.192%).

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