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The Essential Role of Race and Ethnicity Statistics in the Quest for Civil Rights


Check page 9 for how the census is used for Civil Rights. 


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Mackenzie Mcneal :)'s curator insight, April 6, 2015 10:12 AM

This shows the distribution of many different races throughout the US. This is what the census for 2020 to look like for our country. This picture shows how scientists conclude that over the next few years, many races will be spread throughout the the US. This will give us more of a variety of not only races but languages and even cultures. This will help by adding character to our country.

Cassie Brannan's curator insight, April 6, 2015 10:15 AM

The 2020 Census wants to help capture a multi-ethnic America.The census has improved its responses and its maintains accuracy. 

During the 2010 census, the Census Bureau conducted the Race and Hispanic Origin Alternative Questionnaire Experiment (AQE), the largest and earliest effort it had ever undertaken to examine how people identify their race and ethnicity. -CB

 

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¿Why is color on the U.S. Census?

►Click to tweet http://clicktotweet.com/w9SRQ ►There is one human species and an infinite variety of human clines and phenotypes.
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Heaven's comment, July 13, 2011 10:11 PM
Good to see a talnet at work. I can’t match that.
Jermajesty's comment, July 14, 2011 6:55 PM
I really appreciate free, scucnict, reliable data like this.