but particularly shout out to my former students in Ethnicity in America

the NYT has a piece today about multi-racial application boxes on college apps.

students can now choose from a menu of new boxes of racial and ethnic categories — because the Department of Education started requiring universities this past school year to comply with a broad federal edict to collect more information about race and ethnicity. The change has made it easier for students to claim a multiracial identity highlighting those parts of their backgrounds they might want to bring to the fore and disregarding others 

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