Up to five million people who use food stamps are at risk of losing those benefits due to changes proposed by Congress to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to a new report from the Health Impact Project (HIP). Here are three reasons why you should be outraged about this.
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Why would Members of Congress commit to spend only $4.50 a day on food and live on the budget of the average SNAP recipient? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly called Food Stamps), is an essential lifeline that helps put food on the table for 47 million hungry Americans, and it is under fire.
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Lisa Fager Bediako, founder of Industry Ears, on using social marketing to promote initiatives to improve the health and well-being of communities of color during the Hip Hop Caucus panel at the 2011 Congressional Black Caucus ALC.
Dr. Derek Musgrove of the University of District of Columbia discusses the history of federal government harassment of black elected officials, including Rep. Charlie Rangel.