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The Racist Roots of Work Requirements

Date: 
02/09/2020
Author: 
Elisa Minoff, Center for the Study of Social Policy
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This report traces policies that take away basic assistance from families for not meeting work requirements back to practices that coerced and exploited the labor of Black families, going back to slavery.  To this day, racist myths underlie assumptions that people do not want to work, and need to be forced to work by public policy. 
 
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