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U.S. Census Maps = the True America

In 1874, the U.S. Census Bureau published the Statistical Atlas of the United States. For the first time, essential information about who we were, where we lived and how we lived was available in the form of user-friendly U.S.

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American ancestry and identification mapped

This map shows the predominant ancestry of every county in the country, based on data gathered in the 2000 US census.  As a measure of the prevalence and persistence of ancestral identification, the map is fascinating and surprising. 503 more words

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ETHNICITY & Census considers new approach to asking about race – by not using the term at all #PewRe search

BY D’VERA COHN, Pew Research, 6/19/15.

Possible 2020 census race/Hispanic question for online respondents, who would click to the next screen to choose more detailed sub-categories such as “Cuban” or “Chinese.” Credit: U.S. 425 more words

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Racial Shifting? Not new

Rachel Dolezal and the surprisingly common practice of ‘racial shifting’

By Janell Ross June 15 | Washington Post SOURCE

It’s probably fair to say that many Americans are flabbergasted by Rachel Dolezal, the reportedly race-shifting and now- 1,165 more words

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ETHNICITIES & What Census Calls Us: A Historical Timeline #USCensus

by Pew Research, 6/11/15.
AMERICAN CENSUS CATEGORIES FOR RACE & ETHNICITY IN AMERICA.
1790
Free white males,

Free white females,

All other free persons,

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Harlan. Who’s Harlan?

I’m looking at a small, black and white photograph of children on the steps of a white house, circa mid-1920s, judging by the age of my grandfather, Russell Short, who’s one of the older children in the picture. 1,915 more words

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