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Unformatted text preview: of human variability. Many Americans are Multiracial In the United States, an important problem is that many individuals can be classified into more than one race. For example in general, American “Blacks” average about four- fifths African origin and the rest European and/or Native American. Golf champion Tiger Woods coined the term “Cablinasian” to describe his white, black, Thai, Chinese, and American Indian heritage, a heritage he shared in 2000 with 10,671 Americans. In the 1990 census, half a million Americans taking the census refused to check only one race, forcing the 2000 census to allow for multiple racial responses. Seven million Americans took advantage of this change in racial reporting, and the number grew to over nine million by the 2010 census. To accommodate the increased numbers of...
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