Category Archives: Race

To What Extent Does Income Affect Voting Behavior When Accounting For Race?

In heavily Hispanic Californian neighborhoods, wealth had no relationship with voting patterns in the 2008 United States presidential election and the 2010 California gubernatorial election. Continue reading

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Packing Native Americans

This is the last part in a series of posts examining how to create super-packed districts of one race. The other posts in this series pack Asians, blacks, Hispanics, whites. Continue reading

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The Whitest District of Them All, Part 2

This is the part of a series of posts examining how to create super-packed districts of one race. Continue reading

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The Whitest District of Them All, Part 1

This is the part of a series of posts examining how to create super-packed districts of one race. Continue reading

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Packing Asians

This is the third part in a series of posts examining how to create super-packed districts of one race. Continue reading

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Ebony Magazine During the Civil Rights Era

In 2008 Ebony magazine made available much of its archive, dating all the way back to 1959. The archive can be read here, and it offers a fascinating perspective on America during the past. Most magazines write from the normal perspective of the white community. Ebony, however, writes from the quite different lens of black America. This perspective is quite interesting from the viewpoint of the modern reader. Continue reading

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“How Puerto Rico Became White”

In 1899, when Puerto Rico became a territory of the United States, Census figures indicated that 61.8% of Puerto Ricans identified as white. By the 2000 Census, however, 80.5% of Puerto Ricans identified as white. In other words, more than four out of five Puerto Ricans were white in 2000.

How did this happen? Continue reading

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