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Issue Brief: African Americans and Social Welfare

Patel, Roma; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief details the evolving relationship between African Americans and social welfare programs in the United States. It discusses differing African American participation with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), unemployment benefits programs, Social Security program, and Medicaid.


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Political Science
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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December 4, 2016
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