Former Census Director: Rewrite Race Question
Many Americans were puzzled or irritated by the questions about race and Hispanic ethnicity on the 2010 Census form.
Racial Labeling in Survey Questions
Over the past seven decades, America’s pollsters have used “colored,” “Negro,” “African American,” “Afro-American” and “black” in questions in national surveys.
Race and the Census: The "Negro" Controversy
The topic of racial identification on census forms has a long, fascinating history, which has generated fresh debate as the 2010 Census begins.