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Op-Ed: Making It Work

by Katie Biron Forget the unicorns and rainbows. Let’s embrace the messiness of real life. Relationships are messy. Yes, they are a beautiful part of the human experience, when we come together, share joy and […]

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Asked & Answered: Summer Fun

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. Summer provides the perfect opportunity for families to spend time together. We asked current foster, kinship and adoptive parents what their […]

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The Gift of Self-Discovery

by Jena Hengstler Recently, while waiting in the doctor’s office with my 6-year-old son, he asked to play with my phone. I don’t often resort to Candy Crush, but wanting to appease his patience, I […]

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Asked & Answered: Celebrating Summer!

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. School is officially out for most children across the country! We asked current foster, kinship and adoptive parents how they celebrate […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Book & Movie Reviews

Torn Apart

Many believe the child welfare system protects children from abuse. But as Torn Apart uncovers, this system is designed to punish Black families. Drawing on decades of research, legal scholar and sociologist Dorothy Roberts reveals […]

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Beyond Racial Division

Efforts at colorblindness and antiracism have not been very effective in addressing racial tensions in the United States. Colorblindness ignores the realities of race and the history of injustice. On the other hand, antiracism centers […]

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Raceless

After her father’s death Georgina unravels the truth about her parentage — and the racial identity she had been denied. She fled from England and the turmoil of her home-life to live in Black communities […]

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Layla, the Last Black Unicorn

Award-winning comedienne-actress Tiffany Haddish’s newest book “Layla, the Last Black Unicorn” is her first written for children, ages 4-8. The 19-page book co-written by Jerdine Nolen, features the colorful work of illustrator Jessica Gibson. While […]