American religious groups have a long history of adopting children from asylum seekers and from families in poorer nations. But are they saving kids’ lives—or trafficking them?
Recent reports from child-welfare workers reveal that the white adoptive parents of six abused Black children was a perfect storm of narcissism and twisted racial fantasy.
White adoptive mothers of Black children reckon with the horrific Hart family tragedy, white supremacy, and white saviorism.
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As domestic adoption has evolved, so too has the portrayal of the iconic superhero’s origin story—one that this mother looks to as she raises her son.
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DAME’s executive editor celebrates today’s historic, hard-won SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage, reflecting on why she never imagined even being married.
After years of dealing with her father’s fair-weather parenting, the writer did the hardest thing a daughter can do.
As the Black adopted daughter of White parents, the writer calls out the newly resigned NAACP president's racial appropriation for what it is: colonization on the most personal level.