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Orphaned Buddies In Africa Adopted By Families In Same Arizona Town

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.07.2016 | Good News

Call them best friends forever, literally. Kelvin Lewis, 18, and his best friend Afonso Slater, 18, do everything together. They attend the same schoo...

5 Lessons I Learned About Mothering As Someone Who Was Adopted

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Knowing you are "chosen" through adoption doesn't erase the reality that someone left you behind. I never want my children to feel like there are limits and conditions on the love they receive.

Adopted Siblings Meet 47 Years Later in Omaha (VIDEO)

Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty

It has been an emotional period for Jim Kaup, who waited at the airport to meet three of his biological sisters for the first time in Omaha, Nebraska....

Catholic Charities Sues For Right To Discriminate

Waymon Hudson | Posted 08.12.2011 | Religion
Waymon Hudson

Although they are providing a state-funded service in the public sphere, they are looking to be able to pick and choose who they provide that service to based on their religious dogma, not state law.

Catholic Church Chooses Discrimination Over Charity In Illinois

Waymon Hudson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Religion
Waymon Hudson

The church certainly has the right as a private institution to believe what they want and to act accordingly. However, they simply do not have the right to bring that discrimination into the public sphere.

Playa Hatin' on Madonna

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Let's cut the bull. The issue is not Mercy James, the four year old Malawian orphan girl who Madonna wants to adopt. The issue is Madonna.

Madonna Merits Praise, Not Jeers

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The unstated reason that certain people are upset about Madonna's adoption is the archaic notion that a white person is culturally clueless when it comes to raising a black child.