Mr. Connerly and others spoke to reporters about racial categories on the Census and the frustration many minority communities had with how the categories would be tabulated. Mr. Connerly called the practice outdated, perpetuated a “one drop” mentality, and called for the elimination of all categories. After their comments participants answered questions from reporters.
Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2000 06:49:05 -0500 (EST)
From: Robert Harris
I just watched the conference on C-Span. I like what you had to say.