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Black Women Were Too Lazy to Find Work and 4 Other Myths of Welfare Reform

Welfare reform is 20Ā years old. On Aug. 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, ā€œending welfare as we know it.ā€ Strategically placed next to him for the photo was Lillie Harden, an African-American mother from Little Rock, Ark., who had spent twoā€¦