Archive for April 8th, 2011

Why Not Adopt a Black Child?: Part 1 in a Series

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Why Not Adopt a Black Child? by Deesha Philyaw “We have many clients seeking to adopt, but none of them are waiting for a Black child.” The woman’s voice on the phone was at once unsettling, moving, and life-changing.  A caseworker at a local Christian adoption agency, she had received a call from a Black […]

For Harriet

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Please do yourself a favor and check out the latest addition to my blogroll, For Harriet. The site’s tagline says it all: Celebrating the fullness of black womanhood.  The content is smart, thoughtful, and edifying.  I don’t come away from it feeling like, “Heard it all before…” or “We need to do better…”  I come […]