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For Census Purposes, Obama's African-American
« on: April 03, 2010, 11:48:08 AM »
IN RESPONSE TO QUESTION ABOUT RACE, PRESIDENT CHECKS ONE BOX

"A 2010 Census form at a Census Day event at the Caldwell Housing Authority in Caldwell, Idaho, April 1, 2010. President Obama identified himself on his family's form as African-American."

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http://www.newser.com/story/85063/for-census-purposes-obamas-african-american.html?utm_source=keyword&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20100402
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Re: For Census Purposes, Obama's African-American
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2010, 11:50:40 AM »
Headlines from a Newser Story...

Obama Blew It With 'Black' Census Pick.

HE MISSED A CHANCE TO CELEBRATE BEING BIRACIAL.

(NEWSER) – Elizabeth Chang wants America to "move beyond the tired concept of race," which is why she's so disappointed that President Obama chose to check only "black" on his census form. Under the rules, he could have checked "white" as well, or "some other race." Remember he once said he could no more disown Jeremiah Wright "than I can my white grandmother?" Well, "with his census choice, he has done precisely that," writes Chang in the Washington Post.

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My comments:  He should have checked the biracial box.

http://www.newser.com/story/87371/obama-blew-it-with-black-census-pick.html
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