The city councils black, latino and asian caucus (blac) consists of 23 of the 51 members of the city council. The caucus convenes to make sure that issues of particular concern to the citys black, latino and asian communities are being addressed through the legislative, oversight, and budgetary powers of the city council. Whether latinoa, asian american, or something else, is placed in the category of black or close to black. In other words, there is basically one form of racism, and one continuum of racial identity, along which all groups will be placed. Asian adolescents consisted of predominantly chinese or vietnamese origins, as well as indian, filipino, korean, japanese, or pacific islander ancestry. Within the multiracial participants, the five largest subgroups were blackwhite, blacklatino, latinowhite, asianwhite, and blacknative american combinations. home schooling exploded among black, asian and latino students. Tyce yorke, 11, with his parents tracie, left, and shenan yorke in their home in hyattsville, md. the team at bidmc found that the year-over-year increase in deaths due to heart disease and cerebrovascular disease was significantly more pronounced among black, hispanic and asian populations in.