Who gets food stamps?

via  newwavefeminism: bootyscientist: i promise to…. America’s hatred of welfare date back to politicians using a manufactured image of the black “welfare queen” to create collective hatred and harness that racist energy to get votes for office.  Unfortunately, people still ignorantly believe the stigmas surrounding Black (women/mothers,especially) and think there’s generations of Black families who rely…

Welfare is a Women’s Issue (1972) by Johnnie Tillmon

via OUR TIME Welfare is a Women’s Issue (1972) by Johnnie Tillmon I’m a woman. I’m a black woman. I’m a poor woman. I’m a fat woman. I’m a middle-aged woman. And I’m on welfare. In this country, if you’re any one of those things you count less as a human being. If you’re all those…

“Takes two to make three but one ain’t here…”

  via freedomfromwant Text:  When the job ended…and he left…she stayed     and used her small welfare check to make sure her kids grew up safe, healthy, and strong.  Who exactly are you calling a welfare queen?  This is a story way more common than the myth. Except maybe the safe & healthy isn’t always…

What Can & Can’t Be Bought With Food Stamps & An EBT Card

  Infographic source unknown. Someone sent it to me from Pinterest. This infographic is a good rough guide to what you can and can’t buy with SNAP. I have a huge gripe with the way some states or counties in  parts of the U.S. work with their clients.  The most frequent search terms on my…