What I Hear When You Say

Welfare

Episode 4 | 6m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the assumptions and misgivings of pejorative phrases like “Welfare queen” from three unique points of view. Comic Jordan Temple sees the irony of pairing words like “welfare” and “queen.” Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw breaks down the history of welfare by race and income. Author Tracie McMillan discusses how the cycle of poverty keeps nutrition off the table.

Aired: 03/15/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning