Migrant children, like Black foster children before them, are being medicated without consent. It's all part of a divisive strategy to stoke racial tension and strengthen white supremacy.
As the writer considers whether to become a mother, she reveals this nation's long history of depriving the right of parenthood to the disabled—which continues to this day.
Adoption tales aren’t about villains. They’re about real people making very difficult decisions—a fact this writer, whose background mirrors the Olympian's, knows well.
Our columnist grew up in foster care, and knows all too well what it is like to be rendered invisible and reeling in emotional pain in a high-school classroom.
As a teen, the writer fled her abusive family for life on the streets. It wasn't until later that she understood just how much she had been exploited.
When her teenage daughter’s troubled friend turns up seeking refuge, the writer wonders whether she’s opening a door … or a Pandora’s box.
Debra Harrell, Frankea Dabbs, Shanesha Taylor—all dehumanized and criminalized for taking care of their children the best they can.