ColorLines: 50 Million Went Hungry in 2009

Remember back in August when Congress cut food stamps for struggling families?  Seth Freed Wessler talks about the hunger issue today in ColorLines: Over 36 percent of female-headed families with children were food insecure. Black and Latino families were more than twice as likely as whites to experience food insecurity. The food stamp program, which has expanded massively in the recession, has softened what could … Continue reading ColorLines: 50 Million Went Hungry in 2009