How a Cut to Food Stamps Disproportionately Affects Black America

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  • 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?
  • What the New Bill Means for Black America

Will Eligibility Change?

The bill will require those who can physically work adults between 18 and 50 without minor children to find a job or to enroll in a work-training program in order to receive benefits. It will also limit the amount of time recipients can be enrolled in SNAP.

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