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Population / Multiracial People #944994

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 29, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Census Bureau figures on multiracial people cited.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The increase in people identifying themselves as multiracial featured; details given about the growing social acceptance of interracial relationships. [Multiracial Candace FELDMAN†- compares herself to President Obama because she is black and Hawaiian.] [Brookings Institution William FREY†- notes the impact on current race-based counting systems.] [Multiracial Nada EL-ERYAN†- comments on having to check the “Caucasian” box on forms.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:02:10

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