Professor Karim: Census Causes 'Another Erasure of Both Middle Eastern and North African People'

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
POST BULLETIN (ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA)/LOS ANGELES TIMES -- “I think it’s a big disappointment to people because there was a real effort made from the last census to create that category,” said Persis Karim, director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at San Francisco State University. “It’s another erasure of both Middle Eastern and North African people.”