Census miscounts

Monday's reports ot new US Census findings that "Hispanics" were now a larger "minority group" than African Americans stirred me to action. Such confusion about changes that are so important I took as a direct provocation. This is because I dealt with all those issues pretty thoroughly, I thought, in Hispanic Nation (1996; paperback 1997; see link on my main web page). Yesterday and today I wrote two op-eds about it. If they don't make it to print, guess I'll put them here. Meanwhile, I just found this angry, cranky article with which I mostly agree strongly, The 'race' question on the U.S. census is racist, by Bob Curtis.

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