Originally posted on theGrio:
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, it might be worth a thousand food stamps.
In the town of Brushton, New York, 30 people were arrested for food stamp fraud. Can you guess how many people were black? None, as the picture below shows. All of those arrested were white. Thankfully, the myth of black folks as welfare cheats who game the system — a carefully crafted GOP invention to appeal to racists — has been exposed for what it is.
And with the 2016 presidential campaign upon us, here is an issue Republicans will be unable to exploit, or shouldn’t be able to exploit for political gain. Not that they won’t try.
From the late 1960s, white segregationist Democrats — resentful of black power and the gains African-Americans made during the…
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