Originally Posted by milos_mommy
As horrific I think it is that skin color is even still a factor in adoptions, I would absolutely understand why white parents might want to adopt only a white child...just because someone isn't racist doesn't mean they're ready or able to help a child cope with all the racism around in the world...especially if the parents have never dealt with it directly themselves.
This. In all honesty, I plan to adopt one day. But I don't think I, personally, could adopt a black baby. It's not about being racist, I just don't think I would be able to represent that culture well or help the baby with those sorts of issues. Just not something I'm comfortable with.
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