All in Adoption
South African actress, Charlize Theron, says she is considering leaving America for the safety of her black children. While that sounds nice, moving simply isn't enough.
The holidays are here and for those of us who are not white, that usually means having your culture shoved into the background. Well, let's change that this year and learn how to include adoptees in your family holiday celebrations.
Family trees are already a pointless and stupid assignment. For adoptees, foster kids and kids who don't have perfect families, it's a reminder that we don't belong.
Adoption is something that will always exist in the world, I am always going to fight for it, but under what conditions?
Many adoptees struggle with how to reconnect with their birth culture when they've been raised around whiteness so long. I too had this struggle, and this is how I found my black identity.