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If We Called Ourselves Yellow : Code Switch : NPR
"Are you reclaiming the slur, or reclaiming our history?" Fang asks me. "The thing I'm concerned about is — is [yellow] a truly reflective way of talking about the East Asian American experience? Is yellow more nuancing? ... Or more flattening?"
asian  asianamerican  identity  names  power  census  history  usa  ethnicity  presence  reputation  psychology 
12 days ago by allaboutgeorge
How a ‘reverse Great Migration’ is reshaping U.S. cities - Curbed
“The response to this overall population loss has been pretty lukewarm,” Loury says. “I don’t think it’s been widely acknowledged by many, at least in the halls of power. They’re indifferent, and I find that troubling.”
cities  chicago  usa  migration  population  black  census  census2020  identity  midwest  SouthernShift 
11 weeks ago by allaboutgeorge
The Persistence of Racial Resentment - NYTimes.com
Despite how controversial it has been to talk about race, researchers have gathered a substantial amount of information on the opinions of white American voters.
race  research  elections  obama  2012  2008  census 
february 2013 by allaboutgeorge
(404) http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CENSUS_INCOME_GAP?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
RT : : Income gaps widen for inner-city poor, rural South as affluent blacks leave industrial cities: -JM
Census  from twitter
december 2011 by allaboutgeorge
Our data, ourselves - The Boston Globe
Instead of arguing about ownership and the right to privacy, they say, we should be imagining data as a public resource: a bountiful trove of information about our society which, if properly managed and cared for, can help us set better policy, more effectively run our institutions, promote public health, and generally give us a more accurate understanding of who we are. This growing pool of data should be public and anonymous, they say — and each of us should feel a civic responsibility to contribute to it.
data  information  creativity  health  privacy  census 
may 2011 by allaboutgeorge
Vanishing City: The Story Behind Detroit’s Shocking Population Decline | NewsFeed | TIME.com
"Traditional African American political & business networks in those urban centers are diffusing."
census  from twitter
march 2011 by allaboutgeorge
Austin Contrarian: Density calculations for U.S. urbanized areas, weighted by census tract
"Austin and Tampa are not really denser than Boston (as the standard density figures suggest), and the sprawling suburbs of Riverside County are not actually denser than Chicago. Note that Portland's urbanized area is less dense than Houston's. [...]"
cities  austin  tampa  boston  california  riverside  chicago  illinois  nyc  portland  houston  urban  population  census 
march 2008 by allaboutgeorge

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