The adoption stories.
I have two brothers who married outside of our race (if you consider that although we are African, we recently found out through DNA that we're a quarter white and a quarter Native American--who knew?). One married a German and another a Filipina woman, but I shudder to think what would happen to children like those produced by them if they ever got into the "system" of child adoption/foster care. Thankfully, that would never happen because our large and loving family would take over, but it certainly still scares me, and in this day and age--200 plus years after slavery, with immigration from all over the world--it shouldn't.
Andrea Velox, Houston, Texas
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