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Over one-quarter of Black households struggle with hunger, gov’t report says

Over one-quarter of Black households struggle with hunger, gov’t report says

Sep. 19 | The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed that 14.3 percent of U.S. households were food-insecure in 2013. Households headed by Black non-Hispanics were higher than the national average with a food insecurity rate of 26.1 percent. The figures...

Nearly five million Black households hit by food stamp cuts

Nearly five million Black households hit by food stamp cuts

Nov. 20 | By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer   Approximately 4.7 million African American households will see their monthly food stamp allotment dramatically reduced beginning this month. Bread for the World, a non-partisan, Christian citizens’...

Over 25 percent of African  Americans struggle with hunger

Over 25 percent of African Americans struggle with hunger

Oct. 3 |   Data released in early September by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that 25.1 percent of African American households were food insecure in 2011. Food insecure households are those that struggle to put food on the table and...