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Media Advisory: Census scholars available

Three experts at Johns Hopkins can speak about how the birth rate among minority groups now exceeds the birth rate among whites.

Multiracial Groups and Social Position, Segregation in America

The American social hierarchy places people of mixed-race ancestry below whites but above blacks, while additional social stratifications along color lines are simultaneously taking place within the nation’s multiracial groups, according to a Johns Hopkins University sociologist’s study of U.S. Census data. Pamela R. Bennett, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins, studied the residential location of people who identified themselves with more than one racial group when filling out their 2000 and 2010 census forms.