“Minority” in the news

Example collocations

ethnic minority
minority government
minority group
minority groups
small minority

Publications and example sentences

· US lawmakers vote by proxy in historic first  
Republicans framed the change as an unconstitutional power grab that could allow a small minority of lawmakers to control legislative action in Congress.
The New York Times
· How Do You Lead a State’s Coronavirus Response? Ask Her  
From the outset, she had her eye trained on the most vulnerable, including essential workers, many of whom are from minority communities.
The New York Times
· House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China  
The bill’s passage reflected broad congressional support to punish Beijing for its ruthless campaign against Uighurs, Muslim ethnic minorities, and to press the administration into action to condemn China’s mass detentions.
· House passes Uighur human rights bill via proxy vote  
The House voted 413-1 on Wednesday in favor of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, a Senate bill that would sanction Chinese officials responsible for detaining up to 2 million members of the ethnic minority in forced labor camps in Xinjiang.
The China Post
· Kentucky election laws draw court challenge amid virus  
Both laws disproportionately impact minorities, the elderly, disabled and medically frail, it said.
Seeking Alpha
· Guangzhou R&F Properties: Recent Business Sale In The Spotlight  
There is no requirement for minority shareholders' approval of the transaction under existing rules for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as the transaction size is not substantial.
The New York Times
· Trump’s Economic Advisers Are Wrong  
As recent economic reports have made clear, Americans near the bottom of the income scale, who are disproportionately members of minorities, are suffering most from the downturn.
The Independent
· Trump puts Obamagate theory centre stage in chaos over FISA reauthorisation  
If he does so, he will continue to have cover from House Republicans, if House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's comments to Fox and Friends on Wednesday about the president's Obamagate concerns are any indication.
· Romney, Cheney call out Trump for repeating baseless conspiracy theory about MSNBC host  
Earlier Wednesday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he was not familiar enough with the subject to comment.
Al Jazeera
· Pompeo declares Hong Kong 'no longer autonomous' from China  
Separately, the US House of Representatives is expected on Wednesday to approve legislation to toughen Washington's response to China's crackdown on its Uighur Muslim minority, sending it to Trump's desk, congressional sources said.