Black adoption myths and realities.
Published: Summer 2005
Vol. Summer 2005 , p. 1-2, 5
Available from: North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
970 Raymond Avenue, Suite 106
St. Paul, MN 55114
This article challenges misperceptions about African Americans and African American families that impact views on black adoption. The article makes the following reality statements: African American families vary greatly; African American families are strong and stable; African American children enter foster care because of poverty and drugs, not abuse; the African American community responds to its children s needs; and African American families are willing and able to adopt.
african americans; transracial adoption; minority adoption; foster care; special needs adoption