Adoption Resources

Some resources I provide for my audiences when I speak about adoption can be found below:

My own writing on adoption and race:

Ravishly: Why parents feel uncomfortable talking about post-adoption depression

Splinter (Featured on The Root and Jezebel): Leaving our white church

Romper: Seeking diversity for our kids, but not ourselves

Romper: Your child likely started school in a segregated school this fall

Romper: Thanks to Megan Markle, my daughter is drawing Black princesses

Romper: Why Hollywood gets adoption so wrong

Imagine Conference: A walk through systemic racism

PublicSource: Let’s Talk About Race: In this award-winning series are dozens of stories and interviews about race in Pittsburgh. The story of how my family was targeted by white supremacist Hardy Lloyd is under “more stories.” 

Romper: What we should tell new adoptive parents

Romper: Yes, we need diverse Santas. Here’s why

Romper: The thirty day wait to become a mom

Romper: Mom Jeans- The comfort cardi I wore to meet my children

Resource Books:

Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the way the church views racism

The Color of Compromise

Dream With Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker

Do All Lives Matter?

Waking up White

White Awake

Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?

We want to do more than survive: Abolitionist teaching and the pursuit of educational freedom


The 1619 Project

Code Switch

Seeing White

Pass The Mic: The Witness, A Black Christian Collective


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