Census Reveals “Washington” As The Blackest Surname In America

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The 2000 U.S. Census recently revealed that the name “Washington” is what you may call “The Blackest Name In America.”

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Close to 90 percent of the 163,036 people found with the name Washington in the census were African-American.

The story of this name began after the Civil War when Blacks were allowed to choose their surname.

Read more at Huffington Post

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