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Should Latino be a Race? Part 7 of 7 - The AQE

Multiracial Americans President Thomas Lopez delivers a talk on changing the Census categories to allow Latino to become a race. In this episode, the talk co...
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Should Latino be a Race? Part 5 of 7 - What Is Race?

Multiracial Americans President Thomas Lopez delivers a talk on changing the Census categories to allow Latino to become a race. In this episode, the talk is...
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Should Latino be a Race? Part 3 of 7 - Biased Reporting

Multiracial Americans President Thomas Lopez delivers a talk on changing the Census categories to allow Latino to become a race. In this episode, the talk is...
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The future of racial stratification in the US

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Note: The following is based on chapter eight of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's excellent book, "Racism Without Racists" (2010). This post presents his best guess as of 2010, but without all of his schola...
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"The government may well stop counting people by race. If so, civil rights laws will become harder to enforce and racism easier to deny."

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Millions of Americans changed their racial or ethnic identity from one census to the next

Millions of Americans changed their racial or ethnic identity from one census to the next | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Americans of mixed race, American Indians, Pacific Islanders and Hispanics were among those most likely to check different boxes.
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Should Latino be a Race? Part 6 of 7 - Mass Media

Multiracial Americans President Thomas Lopez delivers a talk on changing the Census categories to allow Latino to become a race. In this episode, the talk co...
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Should Latino be a Race? Part 4 of 7 - Manipulated Data

Multiracial Americans President Thomas Lopez delivers a talk on changing the Census categories to allow Latino to become a race. In this episode, the talk is...
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Arab-Americans Tell Census, ‘We’re Not White’ - COLORLINES

Arab-Americans Tell Census, ‘We’re Not White’ - COLORLINES | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Some Arab-Americans and Hispanics challenge the nation’s decennial count
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"The census should also ask if people feel discriminated against, in what way and how frequently. That's what these check boxes are for. So that employers can hire a representative cross section of the community and prove that their hiring is not discriminatory."

- - Glenn Robinson

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The Minority Tipping Point and 'Race-Bridging': Racial Categories Make a Clear Demographic Picture Difficult

The Minority Tipping Point and 'Race-Bridging': Racial Categories Make a Clear Demographic Picture Difficult | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Has the population scale of the United States reached the minority tipping point? The National Center for Health Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau differ in their assessments, so the nation remains unsure whether the birth rate of minorities has finally surpassed the bith rate of whites in America.
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Facing Race 2012: "Race and Gender in the 21st Century" [Full Video]

"Moderator: Maya Wiley, Center for Social Incusionhttp://centerforsocialinclusion.org
Panelists: Janet Mock, writer http://janetmock.com
Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health http://latinainstitute.org
Michael Omi, University of California, Berkeleyhttp://ethnicstudies.berkeley.edu/faculty/profile.php?person=11
Christian Sundquist, Albany Law Schoolhttp://albanylaw.edu/faculty/pages/faculty-listing.aspx?ind=Sundquist,%20Chri....

filmed Saturday November 17 in Baltimore, MD at the Facing Race 2012 Conference. http://arc.org/facingrace

"Things are changing fast as new ideas, technology and community assertions change the landscape of racial and gender identities. In this plenary, leading thinkers and activists share their predictions for these changes and thoughts on their strategic implications."

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