Hard to say whether this is from more people simply choosing to identify as more than one category or if it’s all from increased births, but it is still a good sign of a changing world. This was in The New York Times this week:
Among American children, the multiracial population has increased almost 50 percent, to 4.2 million, since 2000, making it the fastest growing youth group in the country. The number of people of all ages who identified themselves as both white and black soared by 134 percent since 2000 to 1.8 million people, according to census data released Thursday.
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