The Journey of Adoption is a Family Affair: Transracial Adoption | New Orleans Moms Blog

While race is not a biological or scientific construct, it is a social one and it matters to our children. And it matters not just to adopted children of color; it matters to all children.

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The Unsugar-Coated Version of Adoption

A few days ago for Adoption Awareness month, I posted about adopting my son. It was a truthful post from the deepest part of me. But there is another post that I didn’t share at the time, the…

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Overseas adoptions rise — for black American children

Elisa van Meurs grew up with a Polish au pair, speaks fluent Dutch and English and loves horseback riding — her favorite horse is called Kiki but she also rides Pippi Longstocking, James Bond, and Robin Hood.

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CRICKET~A Story of Discovery for a Supermodel’s Daughter

On today’s episode of Mixed Race Radio, we will meet Native American author and daughter, Susan Fedorko. Susan had always known she was put up for adoption before she was even a year old. And she had always known she was Native American.

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Wise Words from Daughter about Adopted Korean Brother

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“Having a child who doesn’t look like you can often raise questions. Most adults, however, are sometimes hesitant to ask too many questions so as not to be considered rude or insensitive. Children, on the other hand, do not have this filter in most cases.”

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The racial politics of adoption

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Adoption is more common than you’d think. Even though Angelina Jolie gets the most press as being a frequent adopter, she is far from the only person to give children a new home.

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Racism in Adoption

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“Different adoption prices for different races.”

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Glenn Robinson‘s insight:

I’m glad somone wrote about this ’cause I had discovered this pricing issue and was also upset but I didn’t feel that I was knowlegeable enough to write about it. I wasn’t familiar with both sides (the agencies and the parents)

Check the comment by “graceling” to really get to the heart of the matter.

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