Angela Tucker
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Angela Tucker is a respected thought leader, the subject of CLOSURE, a documentary about her search for her birthparents, and is the producer of The Adopted Life episodes (www.theadoptedlife.com).
7/28/19
11:58 AM
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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

7/26/19
12:19 AM
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Tldr- black lady raised by white people makes other black lady villain, and white people hero, glossing over that her white parents raised her in extreme segregated formerly racist town, leaving her open to daily racism...but, white saved her (good), when black abandoned her (bad). Read more

7/25/19
8:52 PM
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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

7/25/19
2:52 PM
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No, Angela sweetheart, you’re Black. No other person, regardless of color or background, has any right to adjudge you any differently. Read more

7/25/19
2:08 PM
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Yep. The cutting edge of American culture is and has always been black culture. Today’s American culture was last decade’s black culture.

7/25/19
1:39 PM
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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

7/25/19
1:33 PM
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That picture of you with your dad makes me want to cry the happy tears.

7/25/19
1:17 PM
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I wonder who, or what, made this woman the sole arbiter of “black culture.” Is there some kind of authorization board, or a test of some kind?

7/25/19
1:12 PM
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Eh, it’s a No True Scotsman type situation. You can’t ‘really’ be black if you weren’t raised by black people in a black area. Read more

7/25/19
1:09 PM
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My issue is the very same black people who complain abaout transracial adoptions won’t adopt.  Don’t complain, if you are not willilng to be part of the solution.

7/25/19
12:50 PM
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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.

7/25/19
12:22 PM
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“I came to hear you speak, and you have confirmed my worst fears. You aren’t a true black person.” Read more