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It looks like comedic actress Tiffany Haddish is getting serious about entering the process of adopting a child of her own.

Just in time for Foster Care Awareness Month, nationally syndicated radio host Willie Moore Jr. will premiere a new film called "The Missing Peace," which documents his own adoption journey as well as the moment he met his biological family for the first time in 2020.

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Keia Jones-Baldwin and her husband Richardro, a Black couple from North Carolina, are sharing their experiences as adoptive parents to 2-year old Princeton, who is white. Back in September, Keia opened up in an interview with Today about how often the police have been called on her and how she has been accused of kidnapping. Jones-Baldwin recalled the day she was […]

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T-Boz recently sat down with Dr. Sean on Fox Soul to speak about the experience of raising the son she adopted back in 2017. As noted by MademeNoire, “We reported earlier that the process was not an easy one. Chance’s biological mother had made an agreement to allow T-Boz to adopt one of her children before and then changed her mind the day […]

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On today’s newest edition of Facebook Watch’s “Red Table Talk,” things get interesting all over again. The hosts: Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield Norris get into a candid conversation about transracial adoption. On the show, they are joined by Angela Tucker, a Black woman who was raised by white parents, who opened up […]

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ALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A white mother wants an independent investigation Friday after she says a Utah police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son’s head in what she calls a racially motivated incident. Jerri Hrubes said at a news conference that she saw a white Woods Cross police officer pull his gun […]

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Meet Tamekia Swint… a Chicago-based stylist who is helping families who transracially adopt or foster Black children with hair education and services. Swint’s company Styles 4 Kidz provides high-quality hair-care services for African and Black American kids in foster care and transracial adoptive families. Swint started this non-profit salon to help educate parents who don’t have any experience […]

Faith based  adoption agencies in Michigan that receive tax payer funding will not be allowed to turn away same sex couples of members of the LGBT community. The AG has recognized that a 2015 law that allowed agencies to refuse to help couples of the same sex was discriminatory. And it’s about time! Don’t Miss […]

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When it comes to adoption, Americans might assume that each child is treated equally. But research shows that darker-skinned children are repeatedly discriminated against, both by potential adoptive parents and the social workers who are charged with protecting their well-being. Social workers are often called upon to assess a newborn’s skin color, because skin color […]

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Leonardo Avila has been in Alessandra’s life since she was 7 months old.

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Katie Page always wanted kids after getting divorced she decided to become a foster parent.