Cuts to SNAP and WIC programs are a threat to women and infants. (Courtesy of UC Davis Center for Poverty Research)

Government Cuts to SNAP, WIC Affect Black Women: Report

Given that people of color — particularly African Americans — already face such high rates of maternal and infant mortality, the Trump administration’s efforts to slash SNAP and WIC will likely be catastrophic for them and will exacerbate the already severe racial disparities in health, maternal and infant mortality, and adult outcomes in the United States, according to a report. [read more…]