Busting bad social welfare (SNAP) memes. Makes me cringe each time I see a meme targeting SNAP or TANF because they are usually incorrect and/or downright racist. Plain language site to explain some of the realities of who relieves SNAP and TANF benefits.
11.5% of African Americans live in government housing or section 8 while 13.6% receive cash assistance and just over 25% receive other benefits like food stamps. This chart shows all the assistance given in 2009,the largest benefit was Medicaid which mostly consists of children.