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Racial and Ethnic Groups: Biracial and Multiracial

How do the terms biracial and multiracial relate to W.E.B. Dubois's notion of a color line of Racial and Ethnic Groups? How were these terms used and for what purpose in the 2010 U.S. Census?

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With regard to W.E.B. Dubois's notion of the color line, he viewed the color line as a veil wherein the line represented a visual manifestation of the color line, which was a line that prevented Blacks of his time from having the capability to attain political, economic, or social equality with Whites. This line was ingrained within the psyche of Blacks and represented the face of racism that required ...

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This solution discusses how the terms biracial and multiracial were used in the 2010 U.S. census.