“According to the census Bureau, 28 percent of those receiving food stamps are African-American and 59 percent are white. The big increase in the number of food stamp recipients was due partly to dozens of states that loosened eligibility requirements.”
From The Center Holds, Obama and his Enemies by Jonathan Alter.
- 14% of Americans receive food stamps (polizeros.com)
- Kansas has one of lowest food stamps participation rates (kansas.com)