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Solutions for Food Insecurity and Ending Hunger in America
In light of a recent study that African-Americans are twice as likely to face food insecurity, Joel...


How's the Shutdown Playing Back at Home?
Lawmakers sound off on impact of government shutdown....


New CBC Chair Says Lawmakers Need a Fiscal Cliff Plan C
Incoming CBC chair Marcia Fudge says there needs to be more discussion about fiscal cliff spending ...


National Drop in Obese Toddlers, Study Suggests
While toddler obesity is down, childhood obesity isn't....


How Will the Debt Ceiling Bill Impact African-Americans?
Some experts say that the debt ceiling bill will hit African-Americans in their pocketbooks, partic...


One in Four Black Families Going Hungry
The USDA has published figures that show African-American families are having a hard time feeding t...


Poverty's New Definition
New poverty standards paint a new picture of poverty and the programs poor people use....


Should Fast Food Restaurants Accept Food Stamps?
In tough economic times, with more Americans seeking food stamp assistance, fast-food chains see a ...


Is Rep. Allen West Being a Hypocrite?
Rep. Allen West is a strong proponent of cutting government spending, but he still will use governm...


Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell in 18 States
Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states. Black and Latino kids still bear the brunt of the epidem...


Government Shutdown Hits Blacks Where They Already Hurt
Congressional Black Caucus members discuss impact of government shutdown on African-Americans....