Monthly Archives: May 2014

Millions change race on Census forms

Can people change their race? Millions did between 2000 and 2010, according to Census forms. Watch for a report on this later in 2014. A glimmer of the story came out this month at the annual Population Association of America … Continue reading

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New from Pew: Hispanic Catholics are up—and down

The Pew Hispanic Trends project poses a riddle: If fewer Hispanics are Catholic, how come more Catholics be Hispanic? The answer is in data posted on its FactTank blog. Pew research shoes that the percentage of Latinos in the United … Continue reading

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Video about Hispanics, Latinos and 100 questions

Michigan State University journalism students talk about how and why they published “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos.” Two of them, Jennifer Brown and Monica Reida, worked on making the guide. The third student, Santiago Montiel, who is … Continue reading

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MSNBC Cinco de Mayo apology shouldn’t stop there

MSNBC was quick to apologize after an on-air gag about Cinco de Mayo angered viewers and others. The apology should not be the last word. Michigan State University journalism students just published “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos” … Continue reading

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