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Interracial Adoption

What White Parents Should Know About Adopting Black Children

La Sha | Posted 01.12.2016 | Black Voices
La Sha

No, adopting a black child is not an opportunity to prove you're not racist or be heralded for wanting the undesirable and loving the unlovable. It means understanding and accepting that despite the notion of race as a purely social construct, there are physical differences between us.

Lesbian Couple's Adoption Of Somali Muslim Girl Sparks Protests

Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion

UK social services in Harrow came under fire from the area's Somali Muslim community for allowing a white lesbian couple to adopt a Somali Muslim girl...

When White Parents Have 'The Talk' With Black Sons

Marlene G. Fine | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Marlene G. Fine

It had never occurred to us that we would need to add training in "how to act in the event that you're stopped by the police" to our list of teenage driving skills. So, we had "The Talk" with both of our sons before they learned to drive. While aching inside, we rattled off the drill.

Reflections of a White Parent in a Racist Society

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

I'm not a celebrity, but I share a trait with many famous actresses -- I am a white woman raising an adopted child who is not white.

About That Piece on Transracial Adoptions in the New York Times...

Deborah Douglas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Douglas

The Asian-adoptee identity crisis reported in the Times might finally lend credence to what black social workers have been saying all along: Ethnic and racial identity matters.

Brad and Angelina Set To Adopt Two More Black Children

Bill Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Matthews

In the race to keep their family more ethnically diverse than Madonna's, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have announced they're adopting two more children.