Monday, November 17, 2008

Trends beyond black vote in play on Prop. 8

San Francisco Chronicle
November 16, 2008
Demographers say the focus on one race not only disregards the complexity of African American identity but also overlooks the most powerful predictors affecting views on marriage: religion, age and ideology, such as party affiliation. Prop. 8's racial fallout raises the question of how the groundbreaking multiracial support of a presidential candidate could coincide with the racial scapegoating now following a failed state ballot campaign. [Link]

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