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Institute for Social Research MLK 2001 Event: Collecting and Interpreting Race and Ethnicity Data: Census 2000 and Beyond

PSC Announcement, 2001

01/15/2001

The 2000 Census marked a revolutionary change in how the U.S. government measures race. For the first time, people were allowed to identify with more than one racial group. The effects of this change will be felt by data analysts, policy makers, litigants, and everyday folks. This MLK Day event explored why this change occurred, how this new data can be understood, and alternative methods of measuring race.

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Researchers:

David Featherman
Reynolds Farley

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