This was beautiful. And I agree. I'm sorry this woman was so negative towards you. Still so much stigma around adoption in this country, transracial or not. You're awesome. Xo
This. I am a longtime adoptions social worker. There have been gradual—too slow, but there—shifts in our consideration of transracial adoptions since the latter 20th century. Most notable is the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which provides that a child who comes into the custody of the state and cannot be placed… Read more
How dare you state some truth! Your post deserves more stars!
Yep. The cutting edge of American culture is and has always been black culture. Today’s American culture was last decade’s black culture.
Sometimes the only way a community at large can break the cycles of poverty and violence that besets them is to have shifts in culture that can help. If this young black woman can enter into a long-term marital relationship forming a nuclear family that produces multiple offspring that can see the love of white and… Read more
I don’t think I get it from the article, but I wonder what the basis was for that conclusion. Because if it was the just about the way she spoke or her love of her white parents who raised and took care of her and her unwillingness to reject them, then she can fuck all the way off.