Category Archives: Race

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

I’ve received some very specific, pointed questions about my stances on adoption lately. It’s no surprise. Now that my children are older and I have been steeped in some aspect of adoption as an adoptive parent since the year 2000 (and my whole life as the daughter of a birth-mother), both my opinions and my writingContinue Reading

That Apology from the SAE Parents is an Aggravatingly Common Trope to Excuse Racism

That Apology from the SAE Parents is an Aggravatingly Common Trope to Excuse Racism

This is a guest post from Mark Hagland, co-founder of Transracial Adoption Group, regarding the apology from the parents of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon members who were recorded chanting racial slurs. Mark is an adult adoptee from Korea who works tirelessly to combat racism. Please feel free to copy this post to yourContinue Reading

Yes, White Guys on the Internet, the JRW Fiasco IS About Race

Yes, White Guys on the Internet, the JRW Fiasco IS About Race

To catch everyone up, the Little League did a thorough investigation of Jackie Robinson West’s all-black team and found that some members lived in areas outside of JRW’s demographics. The Little League used the results to strip the team of their title six months after their win (during Black History Month, no less). “For moreContinue Reading

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