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15 Sep, 17 tweets, 5 min read
I have reviewed every "White" person on your list and here are my findings...
There were 9 Arabs (yellow squares that I added) and 1 half-Arab
There were 36 Irish and 4 half-Irish.

The Irish are 10% of the US, but only 4% of powerful people.
There were 31 Mediterraneans and 5 half-Meds

Meds are 7% of the US and only 4% of the NYT's powerful people.
There were 125 Jews.

Jews are 2% of the US population, but 13.5% of the NYT's powerful people. 675% overrepresented!
If Jews gave up their places to People of Color, it would practically fix the unequal racial representation.

Europeans (White squares) are 60% of the US population, and 66% of the NYT's most powerful people. Only slightly overrepresented.
Oh, and the NYT forgot 1 Native American.
Some notes:

Most Meds were Italian, besides ~5 Greeks.

Almost all Arabs were Lebanese.

I didn't look at the people that the NYT already deemed nonwhite, but I did happen to notice 2 were Jewish.
There were quite a few Germans and Englishmen, but it wasn't as frequent as Meds. Of course, many people had no ethnic information, so they were probably Germans or English.

There was a surprising amount of Dutch people (10~), more than other smaller European groups.

~2 Finns.
Almost all of the information came from Wikipedia.

When no info was there, I typically searched Google for more sources, but as the project went on I had less patience.

If one person was "English, German, Irish, and Swiss," for example, I didn't list them as Irish.
I think there are 4 Jews where you can see a question mark if you look close. Those people had Jewish names, looked Jewish, and were speculated to be Jewish. I didn't include 20~ others who had their names on sites claiming they were Jews without proof.
For your convenience I segmented the separate groups & titled them, along with making a list of every highlighted person (besides Warren).
If you see an interesting face in the collage and want to know the person's name, just look at the list

The names are colored by ethnicity: Blue, Pink, Green, Yellow.
Italians dominate the fashion companies.
There are quite a few Irish in the Senate compared to other areas.
Jews are oddly concentrated in universities and sports team owners.
The NYT listed these two men as Native Americans, but not Warren, who actually (supposedly) released DNA evidence of a Native American ancestor 6 generations ago

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