In other words, they only represent a 'snapshot' look using the latest data from 2010.

Okra is the principal ingredient in gumbo, a Creole stew, and is believed to have spiritual and healthful properties.

Many of these foods found their way from the south to the north via the Mississippi River.

Leafy greens may include spinach, collards, mustard, kale, and cabbage.

Traditionally, many elders eat a large noon meal on Sunday after church.

However, many people soon saw Asian intermarriage with Whites as a threat to American society.

S., the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, and other restrictive regulations. Further, after the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act, many of these Asian war brides eventually helped to expand the Asian American community by sponsoring their family and other relatives to immigrate to the U. These days, Asian Americans in interracial relationships are very common. Census Bureau to construct the following table on marriage patterns among Asian Americans. 2011), the table shows the percentage of the six largest Asian ethnic groups who are married either endogamously (within their ethnic group), to another Asian (outside their ethnic group), or to someone who is White, Black, Hispanic/Latino, or someone who is Mixed-Race/Multiracial, by husbands and wives.

Each person is an individual, as well as a community member.

The term African American generally refers to people descended from Africans who did not come to the US voluntarily—descendants of the four million slaves brought to the US between 16.

In order to get a closer look at recent trends, we can compare these numbers to data from the 2006 Census.