How a Cut to Food Stamps Disproportionately Affects Black America

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A Divided Nation

Studies show that African-Americans and Latinos receive food stamps at higher rates than other races. Latinos and Blacks also make up a majority of the nation’s poverty rate with 7.2 percent and 25.6 percent, respectively, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report.  

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