Oregon Public Broadcasting
Are perceptions of race changing? How do you describe your race identity?
American ideas about "race" are less fixed than we often realize, as a recent article for Slate pointed out. A hundred years ago, early white settlers of North America held on to Anglo-Saxon identity to distinguish themselves from southern and eastern European new arrivals. Today, some Hispanics consider themselves white while others do not . Mixed ancestry raises new questions about what we call ourselves, and what other people call us. OPB is exploring shifting definitions of race and identity. What is your story?
Are you unemployed? How does your age affect your job hunt?
Do you fish for smelt in Oregon?
Do you have stories about working on the homefront during World War II?