ISSUES – Multiracial Classification and Identity


ISSUES – Multiracial Classification and Identity

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Boy’s cancer fight highlights need for biracial donors
by Pam Adams (Copley News Service) (December 15, 2004)

Diamond in the rough
by Chad Jones (Oakland Tribune),1413,234~24409~2596997,00.html (December 14, 2004)

Too Glam To Be Good?
by Low Ching Ling (Electric New Paper),4136,79303,00.html (December 13, 2004)

Project RACE aims to educate
by Aetna Smith (Tallahassee Democrat) (December 12, 2004)

Biracial daughter of late Sen. Strom Thurmond tells her side
(Associated Press) (December 11, 2004)

Beyond tolerance: Youth Talk About Race at Forum
by Keith Lin (Singapore Today) (December 11, 2004)

Kate Legge: Indigenous coming of age
(The Australian),5744,11651437%255E7583,00.html (December 11, 2004)

Hispanics and racial identity
by Jerry Large (The Seattle Times) (December 9, 2004)

Communication problems alleged in Bias Intervention Program
by Patrick Gordon (The Tufts Daily) (December 9, 2004)

Jenkins: NKorea wanted daughters as spies
(UPI) (December 6, 2004)

Adopting mixed race children a growing trend
by Roberto Santiago (Miami Herald) (December 6, 2004)

Dinka Heroine Uses Her Dual Heritage to Help the Masses
by Ken Ramani (The East African Standard) (December 5, 2004)

New US Homeland Chief Fathered Daughter in Korea
by Reuben Staines (The Korea Times) (December 5, 2004)

Study examines how Latinos view themselves racially
by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (The Los Angeles Times) (December 5, 2004)

Execution or Not, George Banks is Already Dead
by Tony Norman (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) (December 3, 2004)

What You White Folks Don’t Know
by Susanne M.J. Heine (The Abolitionist Examiner) (December 2004/January 2005)

Excerpt: Isles of Canes
by Elizabeth Shown Mills (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2004/January 2005)

Resolving the Tension between White and Black Feminists Through a Study of Biracial Women
by April D. Spreeman (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2004/January 2005)

Children of Immigrants Seek to Define their Identity
by Claudio Sanchez (NPR: Morning Edition) (November 30, 2004)

Immigrants Weigh Splitting from Calif. School System
by Claudio Sanchez (NPR: Morning Edition) (November 29, 2004)

Forum addresses biracial status
(Topeka Capital Journal) (November 21, 2004)

Multiracial Check Box Shot Down
by Elysha Tenenbaum (The Daily Californian) (November 18, 2004)

UC won’t add multiracial category: Freshman applications won’t have that box to check after plan gets shot down by regents
by Michelle Maitre (San Mateo County Times),1413,87~11268~2542653,00.html (November 18, 2004)

Regents against race box
by Michelle Locke (Associated Press) (November 18, 2004)

Author! Author! Author! College Club write place for lovers of literature
by Ray Hainer (Wellesley Townsman) (November 18, 2004)

Statement in Support of Creation of a Multiracial Classification
by Ward Connerly (University of California Board of Regents) (November 17, 2004)

Students, Organizations Testify Against Ward Connerly’s ‘Multiracial’ Checkbox
by staff ( (November 17, 2004)

UC regent wants race data change: Proposal would add admissions category.
by Bonnie Eslinger (San Francisco Examiner) (November 17, 2004)

Multiethnic UC regent wants to add ‘multiracial’ box
by Michelle Locke (Associated Press) (November 17, 2004)

Regents to discuss change in UC applications at meeting today
by Katy Tang (The California Aggie) (November 17, 2004)

Joint Comment Letter (signed by TMA) to University of California Board of Regents Regarding Multiracial Category
(Multiple Organizations) (November 16, 2004)

Letter to University of California Board of Regents in Support of Creation of a Multiracial Classification
by George Winkel, Esq. (November 16, 2004)

Editorial: No ‘Multiracial’ Box
(The Daily Californian) (November 16, 2004)

Students discuss their experiences as multiracial: Panelists address idea of “multiracial movement”
by Lula Lakeou (The Tufts Daily) (November 15, 2004)

UC to Vote on Multiracial Category
(The Daily Californian) (November 14, 2004)

Novel mirrors author’s brush with otherness
by Connie Ogle (The Miami Herald) (November 13, 2004)

Students convene to bridge racial divides
by Christine Hsu (The Daily Pennsylvanian) (November 10, 2004)

Decentralization, or Euro-Discrimination?
by Metodija A. Koloski ( (November 4, 2004)

Latinos have conflicts with choosing among different cultures, identities
by Heather Behrens (Iowa State Daily) (October 28, 2004)

Appeals court rejects Lynn’s school desegregation policy
by Ken Maguire (Associated Press) (October 20, 2004)

Abandoned child lived with neighbors for weeks
by Mark Agee (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) (October 20, 2004)

Underdog Kinard offers ideas
by Suzanne Perez Tobias (The Witchita Eagle) (October 19, 2004)

Subsidized daycare planned for mixed culture households
by Cody Yiu (TaipeiTimes) (September 13, 2004)

White Racial Identity, Racial Mixture, and the “One Drop Rule”
by A.D. Powell (The Multiracial Activist) (September-November 2004)

Afro-European Genetic Admixture in the United States
by Frank W. Sweet (The Multiracial Activist) (September-November 2004)

White, Black, or Other: A Reactionary Examination of Choosing an Identity
by Scottie Lowe (The Multiracial Activist) (July/August 2004)

Personal Voices: Gateway Girl
by Bethany Allen (AlterNet) (May 20, 2004)

Cracking the Racial Divide: Tracing the Historical Connection of The Castizo, The Modern Mulatto vs. the Colonial Mexican Mulatto
by Patrice Farmer (The Multiracial Activist) (May/June 2004)

The Holocaust is Our History Too: The History of the Mixed Race Holocaust Victims
by Patrice Farmer (The Multiracial Activist) (May/June 2004)

Buckley: Framingham’s Hemenway a man of action
by James J. Buckley (Metro West Daily News) (April 20, 2004)

Letter to University of California President in Support of Creation of a Multiracial Classification
by Susanne Heine (March 25, 2004)

Letter to University of California Board of Regents in Support of Creation of a Multiracial Classification
by George Winkel, Esq. (March 18, 2004)

Joint Comment Letter (signed by TMA) to University of California Board of Regents Regarding Multiracial Category
(Multiple Organizations) (March 17, 2004)

TOPIC: Multiracial Children
(Early Childhood Education E-Newsletter) (Vol. 3 No. 8, March 2004)

More Than Black and White
(The New York Times) (June 20, 2003)

Census ex-director details trends in race identity
by Jack Chang (Contra Costa Times) (May 3, 2003)

Censuring the Census
(Harvard Magazine) (March/April 2003)

Integrated People, Integrated Places – Multirace Residents Pick Neighborhoods of Diversity
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (July 29, 2002)

State’s racial mix leads nation in ethnic diversity
by Rod Ohira (The Honolulu Advertiser) (July 14, 2002)

Hawai’i boasts ethnic tapestry
by Rod Ohira (The Honolulu Advertiser) (July 14, 2002)

A new nationalism on the rise: Census finds more people identify themselves, sans hyphen, as ‘American.’
by Laurent Belsie (Kingsport Times-News) (June 11, 2002)

Rethinking Who They Are: Census Shows People Are Declining to Report Their Heritage
by Michael Powell (The Washington Post) (May 25, 2002)

Debated census data linked to immigration
by Eric Badertscher (United Press International) (May 2, 2002)

Melting Pot: America More Diverse
(The Charleston Gazette) (April 24, 2002)

Do the Math, Marketers: Biracial Americans Grow in Number
( (April 19, 2002)

Census Drives Marketing Strategies: More Detailed Population Numbers Drive New Marketing Strategies
( Press) (April 19, 2002)

New Census Chief Faces Old Disputes, Fresh Tests
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (April 8, 2002)

Opponents renew census challenge
by Frank J. Murray (The Washington Times) (February 25, 2002)

Census News: At Least 249 Racial, Ethnic Combinations in U.S.
by Matthew Valia ( (December 27, 2001)

American Indians on the rise: Their numbers more than doubled in a decade; here’s why ‘it’s cool to be
by Sara Steindorf (The Christian Science Monitor) (December 6, 2001)

Multiracial Americans counted
by Genaro C. Armas (The Washington Times/Associated Press) (November 30, 2001)

Census Multiracial Glance
(The New York Times/Associated Press) (November 29, 2001)

American Mixed Race: The U.S. 2000 Census and Related Issues
by Naomi Zack (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (November/December 2001)

Blacks, whites still geographically divided, data show
by Christina Ling (Philadelphia Inquirer/Reuters) (August 13, 2001)

An educational defense for multiracial identity – Celebrate rather than assimilate biracial heritages
by Kimberly Cooper-Plaszewski (San Francisco Chronicle) (July 25, 2001)

Mixed results: Indiana’s multiracial classification doesn’t measure up
by Rebecca Bibbs ( (July 12, 2001)

Profile rises for multiracial people
by Laurent Belsie (Christian Science Monitor) (July 17, 2001)

Making sense of the new census Is America on the verge of transcending race?
by Gary Gerstle (San Francisco Chronicle) (July 11, 2001)

Why I checked black on the census
by Lee Hubbard (San Francisco Chronicle) (July 11, 2001)

33,871,648 Hispanics Now Make Up Third Of Californians – RACE: Whites no longer a majority
by Carol Ness, Erin McCormick (San Francisco Chronicle) (July 11, 2001)

Meaningless Numbers – A profile in spin.
by Roger Clegg (National Review) (June 29, 2001)

Census Shows Youth of Multiracials
by Genaro C. Armas (Associated Press) (June 20, 2001)

Feds implement perpetual census
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (June 16, 2001)

Dealing with fuzzy math
by Kate Wiltrout (Savannah Morning News) (June 2, 2001)

From the margins to the middle
by Kate Wiltrout (Savannah Morning News) (June 2, 2001)

New choices on 2000 census fail to offer right racial fit for Latinos
by Anne Martinez (The San Jose Mercury News) (May 25, 2001)

Funny Numbers Pervade Census Data
by John Leo ( (May 20, 2001)

 Multi-racial Options
by Philip Martin (NPR – Morning Edition) – 14.4 speed – 28.8 speed (May 18, 2001)

America: A Melting Pot
(CBS – The Early Show) (May 1, 2001)

How Many Multiracials?
by George Winkel (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (May/June 2001)

Toledo reflects nation’s trend toward diversity
by Sandra Svoboda (The Toledo Blade) (April 17, 2001)

A New Way To Measure America
( (April 2001)

Multiracial census choices add up
by Dwight R. Worley (The Journal News) (April 11, 2001)

How Census Results Could Redefine America’s Definition Of Black
(Jet) (April 2, 2001)

Hawaiians Exiting the Homogenous Zone
by Tony Perry (The Los Angeles Times) (April 2, 2001)

White or Black Is Thorny Question for Puerto Ricans
by Ivan Roman (The Salt Lake Tribune) (April 1, 2001)

Blacks Split on Disclosing Multiracial Roots
by Eric Schmitt (The New York Times) (March 31, 2001)

Mixed-Race Americans Are Happy To Finally Make The Count
by Ryan Kim and Carol Ness (The San Francisco Chronicle) (March 30, 2001)

A Question of Identity
by Todd Nelson (The St. Paul Pioneer Press) (March 30, 2001)

2000 Census results find more in Arkansas, nation claiming to be Indians
by Violet S. Law (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) (March 26, 2001)

Lise Funderburg and the Truth about One-Drop
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (March/April 2001)

Multiracial Identities Alarm Some Groups
by Justin Pritchard (The Salt Lake Tribune/Associated Press) (March 25, 2001)

The changing face of who we are
by Thomas Ginsberg and Deborah Bolling (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (March 25, 2001)

Intermarriages rise, reflecting U.S. changes
by Tony Pugh (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (March 25, 2001)

There’s No Box To Account For Our History
by Sydney Trent (anti-multiracial ranter) (The Washington Post) (March 25, 2001)

Young people feel more comfortable with ‘mixed-race’ label than their elders
by Kirk Kicklighter (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (March 25, 2001)

Census’ expanded racial identities open up a can of ‘miscellaneous’
by Kirk Kicklighter (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (March 25, 2001)

The Multiracial Count
by David R. Harris (The Washington Post) (March 24, 2001)

Surprise: Small towns are more diverse than big cities
by D. Parvaz (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 24, 2001)

A blending of identities: Census shows large increase in minorities
by Florangela Davila (The Seattle Times) (March 24, 2001)

Multiracial identity, a shared destiny
by Gregory Rodriquez (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (March 24, 2001)

What the Census Doesn’t Count
by Russell Thornton (The New York Times) (March 23, 2001)

Census 2000 finds interracial couples number 1.5 million
by Tony Pugh (The San Jose Mercury News) (March 23, 2001)

Some Atlantans embrace racial variation
by Kirk Kicklighter (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (March 23, 2001)

Census shows a multiracial nation
by Clarence Page (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 23, 2001)

Census’ racial category change makes comparison difficult
by Marc Dadigan (Daily Illini) (March 21, 2001)

A New Language on Race
by Clarence Page (Chicago Tribune) (March 21, 2001)

Race mix greater in Alaska – CENSUS: More than 5 percent of residents report racially mixed heritage, well above U.S. average.
by Sheila Toomey (Anchorage Daily News),2360,250486,00.html (March 21, 2001)

I Am What I Say I Am
by Lise Funderburg (Time),9171,102936,00.html (March 26, 2001)

How Many Multiracials?
by George Winkel (The Multiracial Activist) (April/May 2001)

Politics, culture cloud race data
by Angie Chuang (The Oregonian) (March 20, 2001)

Census 2000 blurs black-or-white issue
by Leonard Sykes, Jr. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) (March 18, 2001)

Census data will touch many – what will the numbers show?
by Jason Sandford (The Asheville Citizen-Times) (March 18, 2001)

The Future Americans
by Gregory Rodriguez (The Los Angeles Times) (March 18, 2001)

Indian Ancestry Makes Mark on Census
by Ellyn Ferguson (The Salt Lake Tribune) (March 18, 2001)

A Hibernian in the woodpile
by George Kelly (Salon) (March 17, 2001)

Counting the Mix
by Daryl Lindsey (Salon) (March 16, 2001)

Transcript: As Race Becomes Harder to Define, Will Classifications Continue to Be Necessary? (With Beth Gray of INTERRACIAL VOICE)
(CNN – Talk Back Live) (March 15, 2001)

EDITORIAL: Census Bureau must work to create categories for everyone
(The State News) (March 14, 2001)

Primary Colours
(The Economist) (March 15, 2001)

No Longer Black, White, Brown: Census Paints Race in New Shades
by Linda Bean ( (March 15, 2001)

Kiss Me – I’m White
by Rob Morse (San Francisco Chronicle) (March 14, 2001)

 Back in the Box: The Dilemma of Using Multiple-Race Data for Single-Race Laws
by Joshua R. Goldstein and Ann J. Morning (Office of Population Research, Princeton University) (March 9, 2001)

Census 2000 – Roundtable Discussion: Lust for Statistics
by John Fetto (American Demographics) (March 2001)

 Census Results – Interview with Dr. Francis Wardle of the Center for the Study of Biracial Children and other guests
(The Diane Rehm Show) (March 14, 2001)

Multiracial Identification Might Affect Programs
by Eric Schmitt (The New York Times) (March 14, 2001)

Portraits of America: Multiracial Growth and More Diversity
by D’Vera Cohn and Darryl Fears (International Herald Tribune) (March 14, 2001)

Multiracial — a new way of thinking
by D. Parvaz (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 14, 2001)

6.8 million call themselves multiracial
by Tony Pugh (The Beacon Journal) (March 14, 2001)

Young Americans more multiracial
by Tony Pugh (MSNBC/Associated Press) (March 14, 2001)

More young people are multiracial
by Mark Skertic (Chicago Sun-Times) (March 14, 2001)

Hispanic population booms
by Leah Rae and Cathey O’Donnell (The Journal News) (March 13, 2001)

 Census 2000
by Philip Martin (NPR – Morning Edition) – 14.4 speed – 28.8 speed (March 13, 2001)

Nation’s totem pole gets a realignment
by William Raspberry (The Seattle Times) (March 13, 2001)

Mixed-Race Categories: Clarity or Confusion?
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (March 13, 2001)

Census ‘can of worms’ makes experts squirm
by Stuart Eskenazi (The Seattle Times) (March 13, 2001)

A Fresh Face On Race
by Mike Swift (The Hartford Courant) (March 13, 2001)

126 races on census make for 1 big mess
by Alicia Caldwell (St. Petersburg Times) (March 13, 2001)

Census Illustrates Diversity From Sea To Shining Sea
by Rick Rosenblatt (The Los Angeles Times) (March 13, 2001)

Nation’s races a complex picture
by John Hubner (The San Jose Mercury News) (March 13, 2001)

Impact of Census’ race data debated – Some say it will divide country; others say unite
by Martin Kasindorf and Haya El Nasser (USA Today) (March 13, 2001)

Multiracial Growth Seen In Census – Numbers Show Diversity, Complexity of U.S. Count
by D’Vera Cohn and Darryl Fears (The Washington Post) (March 13, 2001)

1 in 3 Americans is in a minority: Census shows diverse nation
by D’Vera Cohn and Darryl Fears (The Seattle Times) (March 13, 2001)

Latino replies complicate census’ 1st multiracial tally
by Thomas Ginsberg (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (March 13, 2001)

For 7 Million People in Census, One Race Category Isn’t Enough
by Eric Schmitt (The New York Times) (March 13, 2001)

Census confirms surge in minorities
by Charles W. Holmes and Dan Chapman (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (March 13, 2001)

Millions claim multiple races – Census broadens its range of racial classifications
by Kirk Kicklighter (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (March 13, 2001)

State sees rise in multiracial births
by Angie Chuang and Betsy Hammond (The Oregonian) (March 12, 2001)

Transcript of Wolf Blitzer Report on Multiracial America
(CNN) (March 12, 2001)

AMEA Responds to Multiracial Census Data
(Association of MultiEthnic Americans) (March 12, 2001)

 Census Bureau Briefs Reporters on Census 2000 Race and Hispanic-Origin Findings
(U.S. Census Bureau) (March 12, 2001)

Project RACE Declares War on the World (or Letting Your Ego Run The Show)
by James A. Landrith, Jr. (The Multiracial Activist) (March 12, 2001)

Multiracial Pride Shows Up In New Census
Mixed heritage now recognized
by Carol Ness (San Francisco Chronicle) (March 12, 2001)

A more colorful country
(Chicago Sun-Times) (March 12, 2001)

by Anne Martinez (San Jose Mercury News) (March 12, 2001)

Broader Palette Allows for Subtler Census Portrait
by Eric Schmitt (The New York Times) (March 12, 2001)

One race enough for most
by Ramona Smith (Philadelphia Daily News) (March 12, 2001)

Separation of Race and State
by Deroy Murdock (National Review) (March 12, 2001)

No Need for 57 Census Varieties
by Felicia Clark (Los Angeles Times) (March 10, 2001)

Sense and the Census
(The Wall Street Journal) (March 10, 2001)

N.Va.’s Growth Outpaces State’s – Census Shows Huge Jump in Minorities
by D’Vera Cohn and Carol Morello (The Washington Post) (March 9, 2001)

Census Figures Show Hispanics Pulling Even With Blacks
by Eric Schmitt (The New York Times) (March 8, 2001)

Census: Hispanic population rose 58 percent in decade
by Tony Pugh (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (March 8, 2001)

Hispanics Match Black Populace in U.S. Census
by Carol Ness (The San Francisco Chronicle) (March 8, 2001)

Census shows greater numbers of Hispanics
by Haya El Nassar (USA Today) (March 8, 2001)

Census Sense and Nonsense
by Roger Clegg (National Review) (March 7, 2001)

Hispanics Draw Even With Blacks In New Census
by D’Vera Cohn and Darryl Fears (The Washington Post) (March 7, 2001)

Race data complicate new voting districts
by August Gribbin (The Washington Times) (March 5, 2001)

Census’ Multiracial Option Overturns Traditional Views
by Solomon Moore (Los Angeles Times) (March 5, 2001)

Changing the way we think about race
by Solomon Moore (Seattle Times) (March 5, 2001)

Racial categories in census have changed widely over the years
by John Kamman (The Arizona Republic) (March 4, 2001)

Census 2000: Paving the Way for Changes to Our Educational System
by Kimberly Cooper-Plaszewski, M.Ed. (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (March/April 2001)

Census to define multiracial in myriad ways
by Haya El Nasser (USA Today) (February 28, 2001)

 Race and the Census
by Mike Walter (USA Today) (February 28, 2001)

WITH NEW CENSUS FIGURES: Expect more racial gerrymandering
by Linda Chavez (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (February 28, 2001)

Agencies, others await census tally on U.S. multiracial makeup
by Thomas Ginsberg (The Seattle Times/Knight Ridder) (February 25, 2001)

Addressing new multiracial categories
by Thomas Ginsberg (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (February 25, 2001)

Census broadens race category: March data expected to reveal clearer racial picture
by Natalie Singer (The Desert Sun) (February 23, 2001)

Questions mirror trends in society
by Natalie Singer (The Desert Sun) (February 23, 2001)

Numbers define us less and less
by Diana Griego Erwin (The Sacramento Bee) (February 22, 2001)

Many skip multirace census box: Despite efforts of activists, just 2% use new format.
by Oralander Brand-Williams (The Detroit News) (February 22, 2001)

History Counts
by Melissa Nobles (The Boston Globe) (February 18, 2001)

Census Bureau Is Losing Authority to Adjust the 2000 Count
by Robert A. Rosenblatt (Los Angeles Times) (February 17, 2001)

Does It All Add Up? New census race categories raise questions about how they’re used
by Olivia Winslow (Newsday) (February 11, 2001)

New Racial Choices in Census Pose Tricky Issue
by Evan Osnos and David Mendell (Chicago Tribune),2669,SAV-0102050186,FF.html (February 5, 2001)

Census to reflect area’s diversity – Forms allowed residents to select multiple racial categories
by Kevin J. Shay (The Arlington (Texas) Morning News) (January 28, 2001)

Census’ Race Categories Mirror Social Awareness/Changes in Ethnic Terms Underscore Debate Over Labels
by Frank O. Sotomayor (The Los Angeles Times) (January 7, 2001)

Census Reflects U.S. Diversity
by Frank O. Sotomayor (The Houston Chronicle) (January 7, 2001)

U.S. Census now recognizes ‘multiracial’ identities
by Cindy Rodriguez (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (December 16, 2000)

Here’s a radical thought: If we stop obsessing on race, people may actually become colorblind
by Robyn Blumner (Jewish World Review) (December 7, 2000)

Census 2000 lives on: Many citizens now receiving 23-page
‘American Community Survey’
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (December 6, 2000)

Bursting Asunder: Census 2000 and America’s Regime of Race Data Collection
by M. Royce Van Tassell (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (November/December 2000)

Democrats Criticize Census Data Sharing
by cicero ( (October 25, 2000)

My Data, Mine To Keep Private
by Linda R. Monk (The New York Times) (October 23, 2000)

CBO Request For Census, Tax Records Raises Fears
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (October 13, 2000)

At GOP’s Behest, GAO Is Checking Census E-Mail
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (August 8, 2000)

Census reports early data on people who check more than one race
by D’Vera Cohn (The Detroit News) (August 8, 2000)

Americans Are Tired of Racial Boxes
by M. Royce Van Tassell (The Abolitionist Examiner) (August/September 2000)

The Death of the One-Drop Rule: R.I.P.
by M. Royce Van Tassell (The Abolitionist Examiner) (August/September 2000)

Census Race Question Has Limited Impact
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (July 30, 2000)

Biracial Parents Defy Check Boxes
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (July 17, 2000)

Lawmaker faults 16 census offices
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (July 26, 2000)

Will 2010 Census Offer Multiracial Box?
by F.R. Duplantier (America’s Future) (July 9, 2000)

Census forms and ‘other’ boxes leave people out of mix
by Sheena Harrison (The State News) (July 7, 2000)

‘Constitution is stupid,’ argues Census worker: Michigan family decries abuse by ‘Cens-less’ Burea worker
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (June 19, 2000)

Census Bureau asks thy neighbor: Enumerators resort to getting information ‘by proxy’
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (June 16, 2000)

A New American Race?
by Amitai Etzioni (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2000)

One Drop Too Many
by Ron Bronson, Jr. (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2000)

I Don’t Want to be Black Anymore
by J.J. Johnson (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2000)

Do You Feel Like a Number Yet?
by J.J. Johnson (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2000)

Counting Blacks in U.S. Census 2000
by Tanu T. Henry ( (May 30, 2000)

Island Voices: Our race? All of the above
by Susan Miho Nunes (The Honolulu Advertiser) (May 25, 2000)

Will Dissing the Census End Up Clouding the Count?
(Business Week) (May 22, 2000)

Hiring of ex-convict stuns Census Bureau
by Dong-Phuoung Nguyen (San Diego Union Tribune) (May 17, 2000)

Press Release: Multiple race option in census may be more popular than expected
(Princeton University) (May 15, 2000)

Biracial? Actually, he’s always considered himself black
by Nick Carter (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (May 13, 2000)

Not Black or White: Multiracial Identities Gaining Favor
by Amy Collins ( (May 9, 2000)

Some Indians say multi-race census choice not a positive
by David Hanners (St Paul Pioneer Press) (May 7, 2000)

Not Black or White: Multiracial Identities Gaining Favor
by Amy Collins (ABC News ) (May 4, 2000)

Some Census workers feeling the heat of hostility, suspicion
by Tom Kenworthy (USA Today) (May 1, 2000)

Latinos Drawing a Blank on Census Race Question
(Salt Lake Tribune) (April 29, 2000)

Metro census is mixed picture
by Dan Hulbert (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (April 26, 2000)

Letter to the Editor: Census
by Angie Moxey (The Los Angeles Times) (April 26, 2000)

Why the census makes me sleep under a bench
by Joelle Cowan (Liberzine) (April 25, 2000)

The ‘race’ question on the U.S. census is racist
by Bob Curtis (The Abolitionist Examiner) (April/May 2000)

Checking Pandora’s Box: The Pitfalls of Census 2000
by Jonathan Tilove (The American Prospect) (April 24, 2000)

The New Census and Race in America
by Jonathan Tilove (Newhouse News Service) (April 21, 2000)

House bill would limit census
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (April 21, 2000)

The Census’ Race Problem
by Dawn Stover
(The New York Times) (April 19, 2000)

One Drop-Still: A racialist’s Census
by Stephan Thernstrom (National Review) (April 17, 2000)

An Ethnic Strategy on the Census
by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson
(The Los Angeles Times) (April 17, 2000)

Why Census Is Right to Ask For Racial and Ethnic Data
by Peter Skerry (The Los Angeles Times) (April 16, 2000)

Census ‘long forms’ unevenly distributed
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (April 12, 2000)

Census 2000 form ablaze with 32,767 racial, ethnic colors
by Dorothy Korber (The Sacramento Bee) (April 12, 2000)

Race Question Shakes Up Census
by Dorothy Korber (Rocky Mountain News) (April 11, 2000)

Census 2000 reaches frist target with 61 percent response rate
(CNN/Associated Press) (April 11, 2000)

Census reflects Hawaii’s ethnic variety
by Yasmin Anwar (USA Today) (April 10, 2000)

Census suit raises privacy questions
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (April 10, 2000)

Census forms allow for multiracial identification for respondents
by Sandra Marquez Garcia (The Miami Herald) (April 9, 2000)

Intrusive government, intrusive questions
(The Washington Times) (April 8, 2000)

Senate wants no fines for not completing census
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (April 8, 2000)

Behind, new, wacky census — a new ticket for federal spoils
by Tony Snow (Jewish World Review) (April 7, 2000)

Census long form may be eliminated
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (April 7, 2000)

A New American Race
by Amitai Etzioni (IntellectualCapital) (April 6, 2000)

Census’ racial projections raise fears, researcher says
by Monica L. Haynes (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) (April 6, 2000)

Compared to 1990, state’s census return rate drop is nation’s worst
by Jack Norman (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (April 5, 2000)

Census publicity campaign targets Texas’ low response rates
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (April 5, 2000)

U.S. multiracial populations are counted more accurately
by Genevieve Marshall (The Morning Call) (April 5, 2000)

Short Take: Census Rebellion
by J.D. Tuccille ( (April 5, 2000)

Privacy May Affect Census Response
by Genaro C. Armas (Associated Press) (April 5, 2000)

Census 2000: You May Already Be A Winner!
by Tom G. Palmer (Slate) (April 4, 2000)

The Federal Leviathan is Counting on You
by Dave Kopel (Cato – Today’s Commentary) (April 4, 2000)

“Just Say No To Nosy Census Questions” campaign generates national media coverage
(Libertarian Party) (April 3, 2000)

Census lands in middle of a privacy backlash
by Jim Stingl and Jack Norman (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (April 3, 2000)

Senseless count adds up to intrusion
by Don Feder (The Boston Herald) (April 3, 2000)

Check All That Apply: Census 2000 lets people make their mark when on race
by Lisa Gutierrez (The Kansas City Star),fyi/37745bc2.401,.html (April 2, 2000)

Challenge to Census Bureau Planned
(UPI) (April 2, 2000)

With more than an accurate count at stake, what do you check if you’re more than one of the above
by Thomas Ginsberg and Nita Lelyveld (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (April 2, 2000)

Connerly joins foes of ‘silly’ queries on census forms: He weighs ballot drive to limit race data
by Herbert A. Sample (Capitol Alert) (April 1, 2000)

Race and the Census
(The Boston Globe) (April 1, 2000)

The ‘Multiracist’ Census
by Sara Cagno (NYU J.Post) (April 2000)

Letter to Project RACE Regarding Multiple Response Sampling
by Kenneth Prewitt (U.S. Census Bureau) (March 31, 2000)

 Racial Identity on the US Census Forms
(C-SPAN) (March 31, 2000)

Racial Identity on the US Census Forms
(C-SPAN) (March 31, 2000)

U.S. Census Questions Are Too Invasive and Put Your Privacy at Risk
by Robyn Blumner (Salt Lake Tribune) (March 31, 2000)

Census’ Ethnic Emphasis Outrageous
by Tamar Jacoby (Newsday) (March 30, 2000)

The Census Scam
by Eric Garris ( (March 30, 2000)

Census Non-Filers Have Little to Fear From Law
by Hans H. Chen (APB News) (March 30, 2000)

Keeping Government Out of the Mailbox
by Wendy Kaminer (IntellectualCapital) (March 30, 2000)

Census Too Nosy? Don’t Answer Invasive Questions, GOP Suggests
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (March 30, 2000)

Will the Feds Then Tell Me What my Race Is If I Answer the Census Question Wrong?
by Mary Mostert (Original Sources) (March 30, 2000)

Call yourself what you will after filling out census form
by Charlie James (The Seattle Times) (March 29, 2000)

Talking Equal
by Ward Connerly (Frontpage Magazine) (March 29, 2000)

Some white Americans shun the census over privacy, fear of government
by Steve Friess (The Sun Sentinel),1136,30000000000106417,00.html (March 29, 2000)

Civics Lessons in the Census
by Edward L. Hudgins (Cato – Today’s Commentary) (March 28, 2000)

Paul Introduces Bill to Limit Census
(Office of Representative Ron Paul) (March 28, 2000)

Judge puts brakes on Census Bureau
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (March 28, 2000)

U.S. Census Bureau works to quell privacy fears
by Stuart Eskenazi (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 28, 2000)

Already, setbacks for the census
by Daniel B. Wood and Kris Axtman (Christian Science Monitor) (March 28, 2000)

Libertarians say: End growing anti-Census firestorm with the Census-on-a-Postcard
(The Libertarian Party) (March 28, 2000)

From pep rallies to pet peeves, Census 2000 gets most hype, flap
by Jack Norman (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (March 27, 2000)

Census questionnaire draws countless citizen complaints
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 27, 2000)

Census chief says he doesn’t expect privacy lawsuit to stand in court
by Rick Klein (Dallas Morning News/Associated Press) (March 26, 2000)

Ad blitz promotes head count
by Robb Frederick (The Tribune-Review) (March 26, 2000)

California redistricting affects Latino power
by Dan Walters (Nando Times),2107,500184720-500245863-501234102-0,00.html (March 26, 2000)

Black and proud
by Michael Finley (Salon) (March 25, 2000)

Census campaign draws fire from opponents of governemnt intrusion
(Associated Press)–CensusSuspicion (March 25, 2000)

Dangers in census move to include race inquiry
by Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times) (March 24, 2000)

Census Bureau sued by Houston attorney
by Rad Sallee (The Houston Chronicle) (March 23, 2000)

Census Bureau answers critics
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (March 22, 2000)

Census welfare ring: 10 year head count is a spending spree
by Bernadette Malone Connolly (The Union Leader) (March 22, 2000)

Schools Must Add New Ways To Count Races
by Mary Ann Zehr (Education Week) (March 22, 2000)

New options fuel debate about race
by Steve Morelli (Press & Sun-Bulletin) (March 21, 2000)

Weathering the Census
by Christopher Westley (Ludwig von Mises Institute) (March 20, 2000)

Libertarians: ‘Just Say No’ to Census 2000 Questions
by Jim Burns (Conservative News Service)\Culture\archive\CUL20000320b.html (March 20, 2000)

Count Me Out
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (March/April 2000)

Census 2000: Just Say No To Race
by James K. Mattis (The Multiracial Activist) (March/April 2000)

A Call For The End of The One Drop Rule
by Patrice Farmer (The Multiracial Activist) (March/April 2000)

With a Census This Intrusive, Count Me Out
by Lance Morrow (Time),2960,41264-101000320,00.html (March 20, 2000)

Mixed-race census puzzle
by Myung Oak Kim (The Philadelphia Daily News) (March 20, 2000)

Census forms spark race debate
by Daniel Gonzalez (The Arizona Republic) (March 20, 2000)

The Politics of Race and the Census
by Steven A. Holmes (The New York Times) (March 19, 2000)

U.S. Census Cultivates Fiction of Race
by Courtland Milloy (The Washington Post) (March 19, 2000)

Census forms better, but still vexing to people of “other” races
by Joe Rodriguez (San Jose Mercury News) (March 19, 2000)

Census Answers are Required by Law
by Robert Longley ( (March 18, 2000)

Ministers recruited for census sermons
by Julie Foster (WorldNetDaily) (March 18, 2000)

Libertarians say: Strike a blow for privacy: Refuse to answer nosy Census questions
(The Libertarian Party) (March 17, 2000)

Short Take: senseless census
by J.D. Tuccille ( (March 17, 2000)

Census blamed in internment of Japanese Citizens
by Steven A. Holmes (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (March 17, 2000)

Lengthy survey asks 53 questions
by Jennifer McGinnis (Tribune-Review) (March 17, 2000)

U.S. incensed over census
by Julie Sullivan (WorldNetDaily) (March 17, 2000)

Milestone for Those of Mixed Race
by Solomon Moore (Los Angeles Times) (March 16, 2000)

How Race Counts in the 2000 Census
by Clarence Page (Chicago Tribune),1122,SAV-0003150008,00.html (March 15, 2000)

America’s Changing Face – Experts: Census 2000 Will Reveal Ethnic Shift
by Geraldine Sealey (ABCNews) (March 15, 2000)

Census angers residents
(WTMJ) (March 14, 2000)

Stand up and be counted as census commences
by Julie Sullivan (The Oregonian) (March 12, 2000)

Mixing It Up: Multiracial People Will Be Placed in Minority Groups
by Genaro C. Armas (ABCNews/Associated Press) (March 11, 2000)

Census Will Vary Race Counting
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (March 11, 2000)

Multiracial Census Form Poses Dilemma/Organizations fear dilution of numbers
by Tanya Schevitz (San Francicso Chronicle) (March 11, 2000)

Census: Mixed Races Count As Minorities
by Steven A. Holmes (The Spokesman-Review) (March 11, 2000)

Census Announces Multiracial Guidelines
by Genaro C. Adams (ABCNews/Associated Press) (March 11, 2000)

Making Up American Identity
by Che Hashim (The Indicator) (March 9, 2000)

Bulletin 00-02 – Guidance on Aggregation and Allocation of Data on Race for Use in Civil Rights Monitoring and Enforcement
(Office of Management and Budget) (March 9, 2000)

On The Census: Color Us Mixed Up
by William Raspberry (The Washington Post) (March 6, 2000)

Census lets the counted defy conventional labels
by Rick Klein (The Dallas Morning News) (March 5, 2000)

More multiracial people will be counted in census
by Osker Spicer (The Oregonian) (March 5, 2000)

White American? Or Asian American?
by R S Shankar (Rediff) (March 4, 2000)

A Racial Tug of War Over Census
by D’Vera Cohn (The Washington Post) (March 3, 2000)

Government begs: send Census forms back
(Evansville Courier & Press) (March 3, 2000)

Census should reflect land rich in blended citizens
by Amitai Etzioni (USA Today) (March 2, 2000)

 The multiple-race population of the United States: Issues and Estimante
by Joshua R. Goldstein and Ann J. Morning (Office of Population Research, Princeton University) (February 29, 2000)

A rich sense of self: Many in new generation of biracial people reject narrow categorizations
by Vanessa E. Jones (The Boston Globe) (February 29, 2000)

Census 2000: Dare to be an ‘other’
by Mary Owen (The Collegian) (February 21, 2000)

Census Changes on Race Categories
by Paul Shepard (The Washington Post) (February 18, 2000)

Multiracial People Must Wrestle With Census
by Mary Owen (The State News) (February 18, 2000)

Mixed thoughts on Census race question
by Jill Nelson (USA Today) (February 18, 2000)

“The stakes are a bit higher for us”
by Daryl Lindsey (Salon) (February 16, 2000)

Do the multiracial count?
by Gregory Rodriguez (Salon) (February 15, 2000)

Census to allow for multiethnic identification
by Kim Cobb (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer) (February 8, 2000)

Racial revisions to census forms comfort some, concern others
by Kim Cobb (The Houston Chronicle) (February 4, 2000)

Employers ponder multiracial census question
by Dianne Stafford (The Kansas City Star),business/3774334f.201,.html (February 1, 2000)

Census alters racial scorecard
by Jeff Kunerth (Orlando Sentinel) (January 30, 2000)

Go along to get along?
by Geoff Metcalf (WorldNetDaily) (January 24, 2000)

Comment Letter to Census Bureau Regarding Multiple Response Sampling
by Susan Graham and James Landrith (Project RACE) (January 20, 2000)

Libertarians Say Americans Shouldn’t Answer Census Questions
by Jim Burns (Conservative News Service)\Politics\archive\200001\POL20000117e.html (January 17, 2000)

Multiracial Americans deserve a voice, too
by Erika D. Peterman (Tallahassee Democrat) (January 15, 2000)

Libertarians say: Real Americans don’t answer nosy Census questions
(The Libertarian Party) (January 14, 2000)

Census working hard to include all groups
(Deseret News),1249,145019209,00.html (January 14, 2000)

Changing Face of the Racial Divide
by Tatsha Robertson (The Boston Globe) (January 2, 2000)

Our New Look: The Colors of Race
by Ellis Cose (Newsweek) (January 1, 2000)

A Racial Majority of None
by Ben Stocking (San Jose Mercury News) (December 28, 1999)

Road Show Tries To Ease Census Fears
by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson (The Los Angeles Times) (December 6, 1999)

2000 Census eases rules on racial choice
by Jeff Claassen (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) (December 5, 1999)

Census 2000
by Gregory Rodriguez (The Economist) (December 1999)

Census’ complex multiracial nightmare
by Julie Chao (San Francisco Examiner) (November 28, 1999)

2000 census offers opportunity and challenge
by Jonathan Tilove (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) (November 20, 1999)

Multiracial Students Struggle With Identities
by Edward B. Colby (Harvard Crimson) (November 12, 1999)

Counting on an Accurate 2000 Census
by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson (Los Angeles Times) (November 5, 1999)

Mixed Doubles
by Robert Suro (American Demographics) (November 1999)

Census’ multiple choice puzzle
by Maureen Fan (San Jose Mercury News) (October 31, 1999)

2000 Census Will Help Utah Be More Racially Precise
by Heather May (The Salt Lake Tribune) (October 18, 1999)

More race categories, more confusion
by Ellyn Ferguson (The Detroit News) (October 15, 1999)

College applications – taking a controversial turn?
by Sara Lyle (CPNet) (October 6, 1999)

Letter To U.S. Department of Justice Regarding Multiracial Census Tabulation
by Ken Prewitt (U.S. Census Bureau) (September 13, 1999)

Blended races making true melting pot
by Maria Puente and Martin Kasindorf (USA Today) (September 7, 1999)

Census 2000 Decision Memorandum No. 89
(U.S. Census Bureau) (September 2, 1999)

Letter To U.S. Census Bureau Regarding Multiracial Census Tabulation
by Bill Lann Lee (U.S. Department of Justice) (August 31, 1999)

Drawing A Wavering Color Line
(Digital City – Detroit – Dialogues Online) (August 28, 1999)

The Definition of Self
by Kimberly Hohman ( (August 24, 1999)

Census will for first time count those of mixed race
by Tom Brune (Seattle Times) (August 17, 1999)

One, two many races
by Jeff Jacoby (Jewish World Review) (August 12, 1999)

Readers Write: Counting Americans by race
(Christian Science Monitor) (August 6, 1999)

Minorities fear census falls short
by Tatsha Robertson (The Boston Globe) (July 30, 1999)

Census snags over racial categories
by Jonathan Tilove (MSNBC/Newhouse News Service) (July 30, 1999)

Census reveals new ethnic category
by Louinn Lota (Associated Press) (July 29, 1999)

Census to mark changing U.S.
by Andre Mouchard (Detroit Free Press) (July 29, 1999)

Census nods to new views of ethnicity
by Laurent Belsie (Christian Science Monitor) (July 28, 1999)

‘Race’ is a crude category at best
by Laurent Belsie (Christian Science Monitor) (July 28, 1999)

Issue of the Week: Census 2000: The Politics Behind the Numbers
( (July 12, 1999)

In Search of a Census Pigeonhole
by Agustin Gurza (Los Angeles Times) (July 6, 1999)

Nuclear Family Goes Boom
by Elizabeth Trever Buchinger (Pensacola News Journal) (July 1, 1999)

They just don’t get it
by Tracy Mackay-Martinez (INTERracial) (June 27, 1999)

Mixed heritage stories, concerns shared at forum
by T.T. Nhu (San Jose Mercury News) (April 25, 1999)

Rethinking racial identity
by Andre Mouchard (Orange County Register) (April 25, 1999)

You can count me out
by Diana Nelson Jones (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) (April 8, 1999)

Teen’s crusade for multiracial box merits him $1000 scholarship
by Sharon Rauch (Tallahassee Democrat) (March 28, 1999)

Multiracial families struggle for identity, Classifying kids’ heritage can be a challenge
by Jason Swensen (Deseret News) (March 25, 1999)

South Florida’s racial, ethnic and cultural landscape transformed
by David Cazeres (Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel) (March 14, 1999)

Parents of Biracial Children Say a Solid Foundation is Key to Dealing with Life Issues
by Julia Lewis (WRAL-TV) (February 12, 1999)

BLOOD PRESSURE: a review of the Office of Management and Budget’s long awaited draft proposal for tabulation of multiracial persons in the United States
by Susan Graham & James A. Landrith, Jr. (Project RACE and The Multiracial Activist) (February 1999)

‘I consider myself me’: Kids come in many colors and they’d like a few words with us
by Paula Bock (Seattle Times) (November 15, 1998)

by Benjamin E. Griffith (IMLA s 63rd Annual Conference) (November 10, 1998)

Don’t You Dare List Us As Others: Multi-Racial Americans’ Quest For Identity
by Wendy Ruky (Columbia University School of Journalism) (June 1998)

Census 2000: Sampling, Funding, and the “Multiracial” Category
(United Auto Workers) (May 1998)

Managing Multiple-Race Data
by William O’Hare (American Demographics) (April 1998)

It’s All in the Details
by Christy Fisher (American Demographics) (April 1998)

“What are you?” Multiracial Families in America
by Patricia Sullivan (Our Children) (February 1998)

Multiracial students can feel pride, confusion about identity
by Spring Blachly and Andrew Fiore (Falcon’s Cry) (February 1998)

Census change stirs mixed-race debate
by Oralandar Brand-Williams (The Detroit News) (January 5, 1998)

New Census guidelines probably will add to all the confusion
by Clarence Page (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (January 5, 1998)

Will rejection of labels create new American identity?
by Stephen Magagnini (The Charlotte News & Observer) (November 23, 1997)

Why does it matter?
by Joyce Clark Hicks (The Charlotte News & Observer) (November 23, 1997)

Claiming her full heritage
by Stephen Magagnini (The Charlotte News & Observer) (November 23, 1997)

Americans brainstorm to help create national race labels
(Nando Times) (September 20, 1997)

Multiracial category could be on census
by Katherine Gorell (The State News) (June 17, 1997)

Multiethnic message is clear: Viva la difference
by Karen Grigsby Bates (The Detroit News) (November 16, 1997)

Racial categories shouldn’t be issue
(The Jacksonville Daily News) (November 10, 1997)

Census revisions slight Latino and multiracial Americans
by Carlos Munoz, Jr. (The Progressive) (November 6, 1997)

Racial politics and the next census
(The Tampa Tribune) (November 6, 1997)

Multi-ethnic Census option confounds the stereotypes
(The Standard-Times) (November 4, 1997)

Are you multiracial? Uncle Sam wants to know
by Paula Fuchsberg (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (November 2, 1997)

All that apply: Rules on race broaden ways to describe ourselves
(The Sacramento Bee) (November 2, 1997)

What’s In A Name
by Karen Dugger (Bucknell World) (November 1997)

Census Terms Debated
by Britta Schilling (The Brown Daily Herald) (October 31, 1997)

Census panel wise to dump ‘multiracial’
by Miguel Perez (The Bergen Record) (October 31, 1997)

U.S. Forms Will Offer Choice On Race Data
by Penni Roberts (The Philadelphia Tribune) (October 31, 1997)

Census 2000 Will Allow Multiple Race Categories – Check Any That Apply
by Rebecca Leung (ABC News) (October 31, 1997)

Washington Rejects Multiracial Category in Census
by Robert Westervelt Jr. (The Daily Campus) (October 31, 1997)

No one answer necessary for census race question
by Annie Nakao (The San Francisco Examiner) (October 30, 1997)

Census to allow mixed-race reports
by Faye Fiore (Virtually Northwest/Los Angeles Times) (October 30, 1997)

Census to have no multiracial category
(The Detroit News) (October 30, 1997)

Census Won’t Have ‘Multiracial’ Box, But You Can Check More Than 1 Race
by Associated Press (The Salt Lake Tribune) (October 30, 1997)

Census adds new categories for people of mixed races
(The Detroit Free Press) (October 30, 1997)

Multiple Race Choices to Be Allowed on 2000 Census
by Faye Fiore (The Los Angeles Times) (October 30, 1997)

Census Expands Options for Multiracial Families
by Barbara Vobejda (The Washington Post) (October 30, 1997)

New Categories on Race and Ethnic Makeup Adopted by Administration
by Steven A. Holmes (The New York Times) (October 30, 1997)

‘Multiracial’ not an option in next census
(The Associated Press) (October 29, 1997)

Letters: Count the Heads
(The Detroit News) (October 24, 1997)

Decision Near on Racial Categories
(Beloit Daily News/Associated Press) (October 21, 1997)

Archer challenger Vaughn passionate about race issue
by Kenneth Cole (The Detroit News) (October 15, 1997)

Multiracial Americans Deserve Better Than ‘Other’
by Gregory Rodriquez (The Christian Science Monitor) (October 14, 1997)

Multiracial Americans seek acceptance as numbers grow
by Stephen Magagnini (Sacramento Bee) (October 12, 1997)

Race Labeling Loses Meaning Multiracial Era
by Roosevelt Wilson (The Tallahassee Democrat) (September 20, 1997)

School labels difficult for multiracial children
by Mary Maushard (Baltimore Sun) (August 5, 1997)

Black, White, or Other?
by Ms. Jones (AFRONET) (July 30, 1997)

PLAYING THE RACE CARD: Should we have a “multi-racial” category on the census?
(NewsHour Online Forum) (July 29, 1997)

CENSUS AND RACE: Compromise is best on multiracial classification
(The Detroit Free Press) (July 24, 1997)

American Apartheid
by David Horowitz (Salon Magazine) (July 18, 1997)

Census should adopt multiracial category
(Amarillo Globe-News) (July 16, 1997)

Multiracial Census Category
(NewsHour-PBS) (July 16, 1997)

Defining Americans
(The Detroit News) (July 13, 1997)

It’s time to break out of our old racial boxes
(The Seattle Times) (July 11, 1997)

Multiple Legacies Just Don’t Fit Into Narrow Categories
by Maggie Gallagher (Universal Press Syndicate) (July 9, 1997)

More than 1 answer for race on census form is proposed
by Carl M. Cannon (The Baltimore Sun) (July 9, 1997)

Census would let people ‘say who they are’
by Randolph E. Schmid (The Detroit News) (July 9, 1997)

Panel rejects multiracial choice for Census
by Randolph E. Schmid (Associated Press) (July 9, 1997)

All Things Considered: Multiracial Findings
by Sunni Khalid (National Public Radio) (July 8, 1997)

Press Release: Multiracial Group Views Change To Census As a Victory
(Hapa Issues Forum ) 8, 1997)

U.S. Considers Adding Statistics On ‘Multiracial’
by Lynn Schnaiberg (Education Week) (June 25, 1997)

Categoric Denials
by Amy Laughinghouse (Creative Loafing Network: Topside) (June 14, 1997)

Editorial – Multiracial Checkoff Is a Vote for Accuracy
(San Francisco Chronicle) (June 8, 1997)

Rainbow Saboteurs
by Alicia Banks (Eloquent Fury) (June 2, 1997)

All Things Considered: Multiracials
by Sunni Khalid (National Public Radio) (May 30, 1997)

Will Tiger Law Take Bite From Minority Clout?
by Catherine Ivey (The Bronx Beat) (May 19, 1997)

Report discounts ‘multiracial’ listing fears
by Larry Bivins (The Detroit News) (May 16, 1997)

Multiracial category on census may have little effect on counts
by Rad Sallee (Houston Chronicle)
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Shades of difference
by Maria T. Padilla (Orlando Sentinel) (May 7, 1997)

I’m Just Who I Am
by Jack E. White (TIME Magazine) (May 5, 1997)

Three Profiles
(TIME Magazine) (May 5, 1997)

The Multiracial Option
by M. Elaine Mar (Harvard Magazine) (May/June 1997)

Boxing People In: Census 2000 offers an uncertain hope for biracial recognition.
by Ciarra Torres (Perspective) (May 1997)

cablinasian like me
by Gary Kamiya (Salon Magazine) (April 30, 1997)

Tiger’s Comments Stir Up Racial-Designation Debate
by Oralander Brand-Williams (The Detroit News) (April 25, 1997)
(Featuring INTERRACIAL VOICE Editor & Publisher, Charles Michael Byrd)

Editorial Notebook: What’s in a name for blacks? Ask Tiger Woods
by Daryl Strickland (The Detroit News) (April 25, 1997)

Struggling in America’s melting pot
by Ed Timms and Thomas G. Watts (The Dallas Morning News) (April 20, 1997)
(Featuring Project RACE members: Susan Graham of Atlanta, Michelle Smawley of New York, and Anna Maria Gill of Houston)

 Talk of the Nation: Racial Categories
(National Public Radio) (April 8, 1997)

Groups with special interests insist on cluttering things up in simpler Census
by Pete Waldmeir (The Detroit News) (April 7, 1997)

‘Mixed-race’ may be new category in 2000 census
(The Minnesota Daily/Associated Press) (April 3, 1997)

Mixed-race Americans want government’s recognition
(The Associated Press) (April 3, 1997)

Count on changes in Census 2000
by Kyoko Altman (CNN Interactive) (March 31, 1997)

An Emerging Question: Black or Multiracial?
by Dr. Manning Marable (AfroNet) (March 15, 1997)

Lawmaker: Make English official state language
by Kenneth Cole (The Detroit News) (January 24, 1997)

Multiracial Conundrum
by Helen Cordes (Utne Reader)

More Multiracials, Fewer Blacks?
by Paul Magnusson (Business Week) (December 5, 1996)

What are You? Multiracial in a Black-And-White World
by Neal Thompson (New Jersey Reporter) (November/December 1996)

Blood Simple: The politics of miscegenation.
by Eric Liu (Slate Magazine) (August 20, 1996)

All Mixed Up
by Emil Guillermo (AsianWeek) (July 12, 1996)

Many American Dilemmas: The statistical politics of counting by race and ethnicity
by Peter Skerry (The Brookings Review) (Summer 1996 Vol. 14 No. 3)

How To Record Race
by Suzann Evinger (American Demographics) (May 1996)

Don’t you dare list them as ‘other’: Multiracial Americans seek Full Recognition
by Hannah Beech (U.S. News & World Report) (April 8, 1996)

Biracial people symbolize future of race
by Clarence Page (The Detroit News) (January 31, 1996)

A New Census?
Society for Human Resource Management (Issues In HR) (November/December 1995)

One Drop of Blood
by Lawrence Wright (The New Yorker) (July 24, 1994)


Policy Positions


ACRI Criticizes Federal Government’s Rejection of a Multiracial Census Box
(American Civil Rights Institute)

NAACP’s Views on New Multiracial Category
by Kweisi Mfume (NAACP) (January 6, 1997)