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The food insecurity rate for African Americans is 26.1% while the food insecurity rate for Hispanics/Latino Americans is 23.7%. Bethea says those percentages rise even more for African American single mothers who see a food insecurity rate of 33.3%. Other communities of color see this too, with a food insecurity rate of 34.3% for Latina single and 37.1% for indigenous single mothers.

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