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OMB Decision on Race Delayed

2020-09-29T05:34:40+00:00December 6th, 2017|

Trump Administration Delays Decision On Race, Ethnicity Data For Census HANSI LO WANG/NPR Enlarge this image The 2010 census form included separate questions about race and Hispanic origin. The White House has yet to announce its decision on a proposal that would allow race and ethnicity to be asked in a single, combined question on the 2020 census. A major decision on the way the U.S. government collects information about race and ethnicity through the census and other surveys was expected to be announced this week by the Trump administration. [...]

Comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

2020-09-29T05:35:27+00:00April 19th, 2017|

Comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) April 19, 2017 Comments on Proposals From the Federal Interagency Working Group for Revision of the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity Project RACE (Reclassify All Children Equally) is the national organization advocating for the multiracial community. Our population requires changes in the racial and ethnic classifications in this country so that we are counted correctly and accurately for research, making and enforcing laws, redistricting, school data, etc., but also for medical reasons. We have [...]

Why you should care

2020-09-29T05:48:23+00:00February 28th, 2017|

Why You Should Care by Susan Graham   If you don’t know what a “data dump” is, you should because Don and his people are dumping our important data at record rates and the result is that we, the public, will have no idea what the truths are. Without data, we just don’t know where we stand. They can say what they will and make up their lies and half-truths and we have no data to fight them with.   For example, since Don has moved in, The White House [...]

FAMOUS FRIDAY: Kamala Harris

2020-09-30T00:33:55+00:00November 18th, 2016|

Most of the world was expecting November 8, 2016 to mark the election of the first female president of the United States.  It did not. Many believe, however, that it was the day when America met the woman who could "shatter that glass ceiling"... perhaps as early as 2020. Kamala Harris is California’s new Junior United States Senator-Elect. Harris is both the second black woman and the first Indian-American ever elected to the Senate. Yes, she is multiracial, the daughter of an Indian-American Hindu mother, Dr. Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a breast cancer specialist, who [...]

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