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Congressman Alday Apologizes

Congressman Gene Alday recently apologized for claiming all African-Americans in Walls, Mississippi are unemployed and reliant on food stamps. Statistics show that most Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, recipients are Caucasian. Department of Agriculture data from 2013 measured recipients as Caucasian in 40.2% of cases. African-Americans made up 25.7% of recipients.


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