U.S. Census: More Hispanics are Listing Themselves as "White"

U.S. Census: More Hispanics are Listing Themselves as

POSTED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 3:56pm

UPDATED: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 4:02am

U.S. Census figures show unexpected growth in the country's white population.

The reason is that more Hispanics are listing themselves as white. The 2010 census changes categorized Hispanic as an ethnicity rather than a race.

The census instructed Latinos that Hispanic origin is not a racial description and asked them to select a recognized category such as white or black. As a result, the 2010 census showed a six percent increase in white Americans even though there was virtually no change in whites who are not Hispanic. Among Hispanics who identified themselves as white, almost half of them are from either Texas or California.

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Hello, duh Hispanics who list themselves as white will have less problems have people become dense?

Yeah alot of hispanics wish they were white for whatever reason but the truth is they are not. I really don't care as long as they don't start dissing proud hispanics like me who were born here, pay taxes, vote and sometimes even serve in the military for this country of ours. All of those that do diss are a bunch of ignorant sellouts who should take a look at themselves in the mirror first and realize that you became what you are by first being "hispanic".

I do not consider myself white I consider myself as a Latina or Hispanic, I understood this question as the color of the skin,wich led me to put white since it is on my birth certificate.

Theirs some news....

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