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Black and Hispanic Americans See Their Origins as Central to Who They Are, Less So for White Adults


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D’Vera Cohn, Senior Writer/Editor
Anna Brown, Research Associate
Mark Hugo Lopez, Director, Race and Ethnicity Research
Kim Parker, Director, Social Trends Research
Juliana Horowitz, Associate Director, Research
Jesse Bennett, Research Assistant
Deja Thomas, Former Research Assistant
Stella Sechopoulos, Research Assistant
Luis Noe-Bustamante, Research Analyst
Rachel Minkin, Research Associate
Jeffrey S. Passel, Senior Demographer
Nick Bertoni, Senior Panel Manager
Tanya Arditi, Communications Manager
Gar Meng Leong, Communications Associate
Julia O’Hanlon, Communications Associate
Michael Keegan, Senior Infographics Designer
David Kent, Senior Copy Editor
Shannon Greenwood, Digital Producer

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