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Webinar Replay: Growing Up as a Transracial Adoptee

View the replay of this webinar with Deborah H. Johnson—on growing up as a transracial adoptee and what parents today need to know about talking about race and adoption, finding role models for their children, dealing with teasing, and more.

Cover of In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

[Book Review] In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Rhonda Roorda delivers another masterpiece to her "In Their Voices" series.

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Grace, and the photograph that started it all

“The Refrigerator Picture”

When I dressed up my daughter and took a portrait, was I just showing off my cute kid — or perpetuating stereotypes?

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A child getting off a school bus, prepared to discuss race in the classroom

“My Most Pressing Back-to-School Task”

After bringing up race and adoption with my children's teachers at the start of each academic year, I always feel worried and hyper-vigilant. But, invariably, they get it.

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My son's drawing, drawing on Martin Luther King Jr's ideas of forgiveness

“Martin Luther King’s Dream Come True?”

When my son was harassed by a classmate for his race, I knew I only had a second to act.

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A white mother raising a child of color

Raising a Child of Color in America — While White

Our country is far from a “post-racial” society, as this last year has demonstrated. How can you ensure that your child will grow up feeling safe, secure in his identity, and close to your family? Commit to calling out racism and fighting injustice wherever you see it.

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A preteen girl handling racism

The Elephant in the Room: Handling Racism

We want to start teaching our daughter about racism early on, but we have no idea where to start.

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