African-Americans, who make up 22 percent of the poor, receive 14 percent of government benefits, close to their 12 percent population share.<quoted text>
Apparently you severely lack gumption otherwise you'd be able to fathom facile points? In other words, let me know when blacks comprise the same numcer as whites. Hence, proportions. Duh!
White non-Hispanics, who make up 42 percent of the poor, receive 69 percent of government benefits – again, much closer to their 64 percent population share.
proportions. unless you're wanting me to make assumptions of the percentage of the poor?
you do know what they say about assumptions? pretty sure You do by now.