NBC’s Parenthood and...

Dr. Nicholas Hartlep My wife and I frequently watched Parenthood on NBC this past fall. Recently the fourth season’s finale aired. As a Korean adoptee, from my perspective, Parenthood portrayed transracial-adopted families inadequately, misrepresenting their experiences from the perspective...

Raising Culturally R...

By Dr. Darron Smith How do white parents manage to teach their black adoptive children to negotiate white spaces when many white Americans remain skeptical and unconvinced that race actually matters, according to recent survey data? The nation is “colorblind,” many white folks reason,...

Dr. Darron Smith app...

Darron appears in the segment at 11:21 Watch Impact – Jan. 12th, 2012 on PBS. See more from...

Is Love Enough? Expl...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith The recent explosion in transracial adoptions (white parents adopting black children) within United States, especially by high profile celebrities such as Sandra Bullock, Madonna and Angelina Jolie, sends a dangerous message to ordinary Americans that race, racism and...