The White House Wants To Add A New Racial Category To The US Census
Right now, people from the Middle East and North Africa are considered "white" on the U.S. census.By Lindsey Pulse | October 1, 2016
The White House wants a new racial category for people from the Middle East and North Africa.
Right now, people from that area of the world are considered white, according to U.S. census data. If the proposal is approved, a new racial category could be on government forms as early as 2020.