October 6, 2015
Transracial Adoptee: Living in a Racially Complex World
Shortly after the Michael Brown case sparked the first protests in Ferguson, Missouri, an adoptive parent sat in my office with tears in her eyes as she shared her concern for her son’s safety. She shared her feelings of helplessness to protect him adequately. Her son was adopted from an African country and she was […]
January 27, 2012
Calling all African-American Families!
“Are you currently working with an African-American family?” Is a question I am asked once or twice a month. The answer to that question is always, “Sorry, we do not have an African-American family on our waiting list. I wish I could help you.” The growing assumption is that African Americans don’t adopt, which is […]