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Things Learned

I often find myself musing over the topics covered in the podcasts (of which there are quite a few) I listen to.  More than once I week, I come across a topic I would love to dive into more to expand my knowledge and share with my readers.  827 more words


A biography of Leroy Hicks

Leroy Hicks was born to Blansford and Mary Polly Peters Hicks in 1806 in Amherst County, Virginia.  He is my 3rd great-grandfather.  Leroy was the oldest of 11 children born to Blansford and Mary.  614 more words


Are Arabs 'White'?

“White” – without the privilege. Arab-Americans are ready to check their own box on the U.S. census. Dena Takruri explains.

Dena Takruri

O.G. Katy G.

HowManyOfMe.com There is

person with the name Katy Grossman in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

WHAT. I am the O.G. Katy G, formidable, inimitable, original. 1,152 more words


The US Census Digs Deeper

Where were your ancestors from?

Over 45 million Americans identify their dominant ancestry as German and 22,000 identify theirs as Marshallese, from the Marshall Islands in the Pacific. 1,398 more words


Don't call me MENA, call me Arab

Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

President Obama is considering placing an all inclusive category called “MENA” (Middle Eastern and North Africa) on the US Census forms going out soon to identify the nation’s 2020 demographic population, but I think the designation should be sweet and simple “Arab.” I’m not MENA, I am Arab and I am proud. 354 more words

Middle East Topics

A tool for k-12 teachers: Statistics in Schools.

SEPT. 7, 2016 — The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled today its newly updated Statistics in Schools program for K-12 teachers and students. Using current and historical data, the Census Bureau provides teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills. 463 more words