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Interracial Marriage Continues Upward Trajectory

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Via Paul Waldman, an interesting Pew Center report on trends in multi-racial marriage. They’re on the rise:


And unions between whites and Hispanics or Asians constitute the bulk:


As I’ve said before, I think the upshot of this is that the country will be “whiter” in 2050 than naive demographic projections suggest and that will largely be because a very substantial portion of the descendants of today’s Hispanics and Asians will be considered white.

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