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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,

Slaves… 112 more words

Multiethnic

Back to Harlan

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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U.S. Census numbers show Utah's growth still fast--but not by Utah standard

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is growing fast by any standard except Utah’s.

Averaging out the last 5 years, Utah has grown faster than all but four states and the District of Columbia, according to U.S. 174 more words

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