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Some 19th-century categorization schemes defined people with one black parent (the other white) as mulatto, with one black grandparent as quadroon and with one black great grandparent as octoroon.

Although in an opposite turn in other parts of the United States, in 1927, The Supreme Court finds that states possess the right to define a Chinese student as non-white for the purpose of segregating public schools in the case of Lum v. As the Jim crow era lasted between 18 this effectively placed Lum v. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission states that the "original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East" are considered "white." Under pressure from advocacy groups, the Census Bureau announced in 2014 that it would consider establishing a new, MENA ethnic category for populations from the Middle East, North Africa and the Arab world, separate from the "white" category.

If approved by the Census Bureau, the category would also require approval by Congress.

In 1909, Bhicaji Franyi Balsara became the first Indian to gain U. citizenship, as a Parsi he was ruled to be "the purest of Aryan type" and "as distinct from Hindus as are the English who dwell in India”. The court conceded that, while Thind was a high caste Hindu born in the northern Punjab region and classified by certain scientific authorities as of the Aryan race, he was not white since the word Aryan "has to do with linguistic and not at all with physical characteristics" and since "the average man knows perfectly well that there are unmistakable and profound differences" between Indians and white Americans. In 19, Indian Americans were classified as "Hindu" by "Race", and in 19, they were categorized as Other Race, and in 1970, they were deemed white.

In Jim Crow era Mississippi, however, Chinese American children were allowed to attend white-only schools and universities, rather than attend black-only schools, and some of their parents became members of the infamous Mississippi "White Citizens' Council" who enforced policies of racial segregation. Further proof that East Asians were segregated in the American education system during the Jim Crow era of the United States. Crookshank, 82 Cal 588, 720, (1890) ruling, Blacks were integrated into California's education system and thus never attended segregated schools during the Jim Crow era in California.

Legal scholar John Tehranian argues that in reality this was a "performance-based" standard, relating to religious practices, culture, education, intermarriage and a community's role in the United States. They do not conform to any biological, anthropological or genetic criteria." Laws dating from 17th-century colonial America excluded children of at least one black parent from the status of being white.

Early legal standards did so by defining the race of a child based on a mother's race while banning interracial marriage, while later laws defined all people of some African ancestry as black, under the principle of hypodescent.

In the beginning of the 20th century, there was a lot resentment from the local American population towards the Finnish settlers because they were seen as having very different customs, and were slow in learning English.