Beyond FACTS: “Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above”
And it offers up a few statistics that may surprise some:
--Approximately one in seven new marriages in the U.S. is between spouses of different races or ethnicities
--Multiracial/multiethnic Americans represent one of the country’s fastest-growing demographic groups
--Experts expect 2010 census results—due to be released within weeks—to show a continuation and possibly an acceleration of these trends
What will really stick with you, however, are the heartfelt messages that reveal these students’ life-long struggles to come to terms with their identities...and their hopes for a more accepting future for all Americans despite the heritage—or heritages—they choose to claim.