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'Baby' Veronica Taken from her Family and the Cherokee Nation

‘Baby’ Veronica Taken from her Family and the Cherokee Nation

by Aura Bogado on September 24 2013, 12:39PM

No longer a baby, the four-year-old child is now in the care of an adoptive white couple.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

'Gazillion Voices' Explores Race and Identity in Adoption

‘Gazillion Voices’ Explores Race and Identity in Adoption

by Von Diaz on August 7 2013, 9:16AM

A new online magazine for adoptees aims to draw attention to the complexities of adoption and inject race into the conversation.

Topics: /NOW

Guatemalan Girl Stuck in Gut-Wrenching Adoption Scandal

Guatemalan Girl Stuck in Gut-Wrenching Adoption Scandal

by Jorge Rivas on August 12 2011, 12:08PM

A Guatemalan court has ordered a 7-year-old returned from her adoptive U.S. parents after determining she was snatched by local kidnappers five years ago. If U.S. intervenes, it’ll be a first for international adoption.

Topics: Global Affairs

Immigrant Families Face Child Welfare and Deportation

Immigrant Families Face Child Welfare and Deportation

by Michelle Chen on September 8 2010, 9:30AM

Harsher enforcement is tearing families apart.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender, Schools & Youth

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

by Michelle Chen on June 17 2010, 10:27AM

The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For…

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

Children of the Earthquake: Rescuing Haiti’s Orphans?

by Michelle Chen on January 26 2010, 8:15PM

The Haitian diaspora has always been fractured by definition, with tough kinship ties stretched across oceans in a network of interwoven communities. Now that the earthquake has shaken up borders and geopolitical barriers, no one is quite sure how…

Topics: Global Affairs

Adoption Was No Salvation

Adoption Was No Salvation

by Sandra White Hawk on July 1 2006, 6:49PM

Raised by a white missionary, one Indian woman remembers abuse, poverty and the road back home.

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