Black or biracial? Census forces a ch...

Black or biracial? Census forces a choice for some

There are 487 comments on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution story from Apr 19, 2010, titled Black or biracial? Census forces a choice for some. In it, Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that:

"I've always just checked black on my form," said Martin, a 29-year-old university employee in Las Vegas.

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“about 2 be a mini me”

Since: Apr 12

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#516 Apr 23, 2012
dragonpat wrote:
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good. you are not satisfied. now you can do YOUR OWN research into the subject matter.
ah ha
Abt

London, UK

#517 Apr 23, 2012
who cares biracial are seen as white in Haiti or Africa doesn’t mean there just white.

and another thing why are people acting like biracial people are some sort of thing you see everyday you rarely see any.

Since: Dec 11

Fort Worth, TX

#518 Apr 26, 2012
LOL wrote:
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not important???????...government couldn't operate without knowing the number of negros and where they live.
btw, if you don't know if you're a negro or not.........get a mirror and take a look at yourself.
You realize, of course that interracial marriages are on the rise. That means that race, eventually, really WON'T be a factor. Who knows, maybe your kids or grandkids will intermarry. Then what do you do; disown the children? Face it, things are changing. It's entropy. Eventually we'll all be on equal ground.
aur56

Monett, MO

#519 Apr 26, 2012
dirtydiamond wrote:
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but you want them to be identified as biracial right?
I want them identified as men,color should not make any difference. But,that said, color is part of who they are, it's what the world persieves of them. Their color is just that,color,has nothing to do with their work ethic,their character,they morals etc. I want them to be happy, not unhappy because because of the ignorance of racism. They are what they are and they will deal with what they've been dealt, with grace. They are loved by their family and friends and will succeed in life because of who they are,not their color.

“about 2 be a mini me”

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#520 Apr 26, 2012
aur56 wrote:
<quoted text> I want them identified as men,color should not make any difference. But,that said, color is part of who they are, it's what the world persieves of them. Their color is just that,color,has nothing to do with their work ethic,their character,they morals etc. I want them to be happy, not unhappy because because of the ignorance of racism. They are what they are and they will deal with what they've been dealt, with grace. They are loved by their family and friends and will succeed in life because of who they are,not their color.
so you want them to be men of color, yet succeed in life because of who they are,not their color?
aur56

Monett, MO

#521 Apr 26, 2012
It doesn't matter what I want at all, they are biracial men. I just want them happy and to succeed in life. All I meant was that color shouldn't matter a bit. They are who they are, I am proud of who they are. I raised them and I am happy the way they are.I believe they are happy they way they are, this is getting confusing at this point. I really only wanted to say color is just color, it doesn't define who they are.

“about 2 be a mini me”

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#522 Apr 26, 2012
aur56 wrote:
I really only wanted to say color is just color, it doesn't define who they are.
yes mam :)

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