All month, the federal government has been actively encouraging people across America to fill out the 2010 Census. The survey, which is distributed every ten years, may reveal that the demographics of many cities have drastically changed over the decade. One of those cities is Charlotte, N.C., where an increasing number of northerners and minorities have moved to the once majority-white and classically southern city.
For a better understanding of how the city has evolved over time, we talk with Michael DeVaul, who moved to Charlotte in 1999, and Humpy Wheeler, who has lived in the city all his life.
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