How a Cut to Food Stamps Disproportionately Affects Black America

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  • What the New Bill Means for Black America
  • Who Is in SNAP?
  • How Much Money Will the New Bill Cut From SNAP Benefits?
  • Will Eligibility Change?
  • What Percentage of the African-American Population Receives Food Stamps?
  • A Racial Breakdown of Food Stamp Recipients
  • Decrease to Come in November
  • Drug Tests for Food Stamps?
  • A Divided House
  • A Divided Nation
  • What Do You Think Reduced SNAP Benefits Could Mean for African-Americans?

Who is in SNAP?

According a to a report from the GOP, one in seven, or around 47.8 million Americans, were using food stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, in June 2013.

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