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Black or African American Updated Element

Alternate Name

Race Black or African American


A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

Usage Notes

K12: Use cases support Yes and No as options.

- Use cases support Yes and Not Selected as options
- As defined in IPEDS

Option Set
Not selectedNotSelected
Related Domains, Entities and Categories

Adult Education -> AE Student -> Demographic 
Career and Technical -> CTE Student -> Demographic 
Early Learning -> EL Child -> Demographic 
Early Learning -> EL Staff -> Demographic 
K12 -> K12 Staff -> Demographic 
K12 -> K12 Student -> Demographic 
Postsecondary -> PS Staff -> Demographic 
Postsecondary -> PS Student -> Demographic 
Workforce -> Workforce Program Participant -> Demographic 

Related Topics

Early Learning -> Program Quality 

CEDS Element ID


Element Technical Name



Adding alternative name to make this element discoverable via a search on the CEDS web site using the term race.

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