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Unpacking the Census

April 1, 2020 is Census Day, the kickoff to our national, once a decade count. BHS digs into the numbers in this special series about the history, impact, and ramifications of being counted.


Join leading experts, historians, curators, and others for discussions about equity; the census and our democracy; changing racial classifications over the centuries; how historians and artists use this mighty data to paint stories of people and communities; and more.



Thanks to our funders

This series is funded in part through generous support from the Brooklyn Community Foundation.