Black People : Census changes could make whites less than 50 percent sooner

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    In the Spirit of Racial Classifications,



    Census changes could make whites less than 50 percent sooner


    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Census Bureau is considering changes to its race and ethnicity questions that would reclassify some minorities who were considered "white" in the past, a move that may speed up the date when America's white population falls below 50 percent.

    Census Director John Thompson told The Associated Press this week that the bureau is testing a number of new questions and may combine its race and ethnicity questions into one category for the 2020 census. That would allow respondents to choose multiple races ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/possible-census-changes-could-whites-minority-sooner-204451768.html

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    Racial Statistics Branch Chief of the U.S. Census Bureau Nicholas Jones, with panelists National American Indian Housing Council Executive Director Mellor Willie, Navajo Nation Deputy Director of the Washington Office Simon Boyce, National Indian Education Association Executive Director Colin Kippen and National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Kevin Gover, present a graph of Native American population during a forum about the American Indian and Alaska native population at the NMAI in Washington. The U.S. Census Bureau is testing new questions on tribal enrollment for the 2020 count in an effort to get a more accurate tally of American Indians. Census director John Thompson told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, that the agency is aiming to avoid a 5 percent undercount of the population seen in 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)


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