Oct. 16 is World Food Day

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Uncertain Future

More than one-third (39.1 percent) of all African-American children live in poverty, compared with one in five children in the country as a whole. Nearly 33 percent of Black households with children struggled to put food on the table compared to 20.2 percent of all U.S. households with children. (Source: Bread for the World)

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