Census 2000 Racial Classifications

Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the addition of a multiracial ethnic category to the 2000 census. Members of Congress,… read more

Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the addition of a multiracial ethnic category to the 2000 census. Members of Congress, Census Bureau officials, civil rights advocates and others testified about the positive and negative impacts of such a change. Recently, an OMB task force recommended changes to federal government ethnic classifications to reflect the growing number of multiracial individuals. close

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Census 2000 Racial Classifications

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Program ID:
88402-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 25, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 28, 1997

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  • Jul 25, 1997 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 1997 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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