Saturday, February 12, 2011

Race Remixed - By Susan Saulny (New York Times)

The federal Department of Education would categorize Michelle López-Mullins — a university student who is of Peruvian, Chinese, Irish, Shawnee and Cherokee descent — as “Hispanic.” But the National Center for Health Statistics would pronounce her “Asian” and "Hispanic." And  when she filled out her census form last year, Ms. López-Mullins chose Asian, Hispanic, Native American and white ... read more

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