Report: from one Census to the next, millions change racial/ethnic identity on form

According to data analyzed by the Pew Research Center, millions of citizens in America counted in the 2000 census changed their race or Hispanic-origin categories when they filled out the forms in 2010.

Hispanics, Americans of mixed race, American Indians and Pacific Islanders were among the most likely to check difference boxes this time around. 

Study: faculty members more likely to respond to white males

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A survey of more than 6,000 faculty members across a range of disciplines finds that when prospective graduate students reach out for guidance, white males are the most likely to get attention.

The survey, “What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations,” also found that public university faculty members are much more likely than their private counterparts to respond equally to students of diverse backgrounds.