The Census Bureau honors “dear old dad” with a collection of demographic and economic statistics pertaining to Father’s Day.
The idea of Father's Day was conceived more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration, June 19, 1910, procl
To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist/editor Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, as part of the nation's bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month. Each year, U.S. pr
Facts are important in life. They are especially valuable in the field of journalism. Tonight the PABJ held their monthly meeting and was trained in the fine art of the use of United States Department of Commerce , U. S. Census Bureau data interpretation systems and tools.
The group held it's monthly meeting at the Philadelphia Inquire / Daily News bldg. 400 N. Broad streets and had a presenta
Census Campaign For Accurate Caribbean Count Kick-Off, June 20, 2008, New York
Published Jun 24, 2008
The campaign to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted by the U.S. Census in 2010 will kick off officially in New York on June 20, 2008.
“Being visible in America begins and ends with the U.S. Census,” proclaimed CaribID2010 chair Felicia Persaud, in announcing a campaign with widespread support among those of Caribbean descent