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  • racial
  • He used the 1924 Racial Integrity Act to classify Virginia Indians and mixed-race individuals as "colored," and therefore denied basic civil rights under Virginia's system of segregation. (melungeon.org)
  • immigration
  • The twofold purpose of this chapter is to facilitate the search for immigrant origins by (1) identifying the principles of immigration research, and (2) describing a vast body of American sources that document immigration. (ancestry.com)
  • whose
  • about a Louisiana woman whose ancestry was one-sixteenth (6.25 percent) 'black,' but who regarded herself as 'white' and had been raised in, and accepted by, the white community. (racialcompact.com)
  • roughly
  • The idea for Henry Louis Gates Jr .'s new series for PBS, 'Black in Latin America ,' stems from a surprising number: Of the roughly 11 million Africans who survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade, only about 450,000 came to the U.S. By contrast, about 5 million slaves went to Brazil alone, and roughly 700,000 went to Mexico and Peru. (foxnews.com)
  • world
  • Highlighting specific examples of cancer health disparities, lung cancer incidence rates for American Indians and Alaska Natives in the Northern Plains and Alaska are currently among the highest in the world. (aacrjournals.org)
  • among
  • Providence residents were among the first Patriots to spill blood in the lead-up to the American Revolutionary War during the GaspĂ©e Affair of 1772, and Rhode Island was the first of the Thirteen Colonies to renounce its allegiance to the British Crown on May 4, 1776. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast, lung cancer rates in American Indians in the Southwestern U.S. are among the lowest in the country. (aacrjournals.org)
  • data
  • The Mexican American data set includes an unknown proportion of Mexican-born children. (unu.edu)
  • often
  • While "East Indian" remains in use, the term " South Asian " is often chosen instead for academic and governmental purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • claim
  • For instance, historians claim a 7% French Huguenot ancestry. (racialcompact.com)
  • Regarding the claim mentioned by 'A.P.' that white South Africans are 7% Congoid or Capoid, I include below a rather lengthy edited excerpt from my book Destiny of Angels (1986) that addresses this very subject in the American context. (racialcompact.com)
  • common
  • If a common ancestry has to do an end run around a desert or mountain range, it will take a lot longer than going straight across. (straightdope.com)