25 Percent of Black Households Face Food Insecurity
One in four homes don't know where their next meal is coming from.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released figures revealing that 25.1 percent of African-American households were food insecure in 2011.
Food insecurity is defined as struggling to put food on the table and often not knowing where your next meal will come from. Who knew that was a dictionary term now?
African-American households with children were hit harder than the U.S. population as a whole. While 20.6 percent of all households with children were food insecure, 29.2 percent of African-American households with children were food insecure.