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ad-lapidem t1_j9thjnz wrote

All racial categories are social/political, not scientific, as the Census itself is careful to observe. Labels and self identification change over time as well.


MinutPop t1_j9tlngw wrote

So why clump together everything that is not asian or african? And have separate categories for those? 🤷‍♂️


ad-lapidem t1_j9tq5jz wrote

You're asking why an arbitrary definition is arbitrary in a certain way and not another? Ask the OMB.