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Sep 24 2020
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a named social category of people who identify with each other on the basis of shared attributes that distinguish them from other groups such as a common set of traditions, ancestry, language, history, society, culture, nation, religion, or social treatment within their residing area. Ethnicity is sometimes used interchangeably with the term nation,Wikipedia
Sep 24 2020
Since the mid-nineteenth century, the term “ethnic” has come to mean “member of a group of people with a set of shared characteristics,” including a belief in common descent. As such, “ethnic groups” refer to human groups that entertain a subjective belief in their common descent because of similarities of physical or customs type or both, or because of memories of colonization and migration.Oxford University Press
Sep 24 2020
Defining what is your heritage means understanding your inherited sense of family identity. Explore these questions and activities to strengthen and better express your own sense of heritage.
The word “heritage” brings to mind different ideas for different people—and it should. Heritage is a person’s unique, inherited sense of family identity: the values, traditions, culture, andFamilySearch.org
May 04 2021
Aba Yosief Desta preferred not to discuss the ethnicities of victims in the widening conflicts threatening Ethiopia’s unity.
A wooden cross in hand, the Orthodox monk in yellow robes insisted that victims of massacres “have the same face.”
Speaking to The Associated Press from the city of Gondar, where he manages a diocesan office, he reflected on the first known massacre of theAssociated Press
Aug 13 2021
"U.S. population is much more multiracial and more diverse than what we measured in the past," said Nicholas Jones, the Census Bureau's director of race and ethnicity research, in a press release today.
According to last year's census data, whites remain the country's largest racial or ethnic group. About 204.3 million people described themselves as white without also identifying withReason
Aug 13 2021
According to the 2020 United States Census, the U.S. is 57.8% white, 18.7% Hispanic, 12.4% Black and 6% Asian. The white population decreased in size by 8.6%, the first drop on record. Other key takeaways: the multiracial population grew by 276%; the Asian population grew by 36%; the Hispanic population grew by 23%; the black population grew by 6%; the number of people who identify as NativeReason USA TODAY Axios
Sep 05 2017
The self-defining characteristics that Americans hold dear include their racial and cultural heritage, the language they speak and their choice of worship.Stanford News
Oct 02 2020
Americans are more positive about the long-term rise in U.S. racial and ethnic diversity than in 2016
The United States is more racially and ethnically diverse today than it ever has been, and it is projected to be even more diverse in the coming decades. In 2019, Americans who identify as a race or ethnicity other than non-Hispanic White made up 40% of the country’s population, and their combined share is predicted to increase to over 50% by 2044, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Pew Research Center
Aug 23 2021
The Taliban were able to turn many ethnic minorities against the U.S.-backed government, showing an adaptation by the militants. Part 2 of two.
When the Taliban last ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s, they faced stiff resistance across the country’s north from ethnic-based paramilitaries that resented the southern Pashtun militants. That resistance would prove decisive in 2001 when theChristian Science Monitor