Why Do White Celebrities Adopt Black Babies? | MadameNoire
TMZ Makes Fun Of Celebrities Adopting Black Babies
The article sums up why celebrities are adopting children and why higher percentages of celebrities are adopting trans-racially and specifically black children. The writer’s motive in the article is not only to support and advocate for the celebrities adopting black babies, but also brings the audience attention to the current issues of racial bias in adoption preference which is very prevalent in our existing system. Black children quite often are trapped in the waiting list to find a home. The article mentions statistical evidence mentioned in the article says it all about the reality in the permanency and adoption. She mentions a significant gap among adoptive white parent who are not open to adopt black children and rather chose to adopt from other race (88% to 14%).
TMZ lampoons white celebrities who adopt black babies
Good for her, but I’m always conflicted when I see white celebrities adopting black babies. I like Sandra Bullock and I believe her intentions are sincere, but I hope it doesn’t start a trend.
I am not an expert on anything. My only concern is that children are being adopted and yet there is always some stigma attached to it when it comes to race. Who cares if a black baby is adopted by a white celebrity. I don't think that is why Sandra Bullock did this. Nor why Angelina Jolie did this. If they treat the children as their own, who cares? Steven Spielberg adopted 2 black children who happened to be siblings. Thank God he did. And you know what, he did not broadcast it. Will they say that it was because he was ashamed of them? Are there any black celebrities adopting black babies? Please name one. If they would adopt a white baby it would be great! Maybe the naysayers will stop criticizing and understand that it is good for the races to come together. This was Dr. King's dream. Let's not go back to the past. BLACK BABY???....Did TMZ Go To Far Making Fun Of White Celebrities Adopting Black Babies Like Accessories?? -- Video Inside -- BLACK BABY???....Did TMZ Go To Far Making Fun Of White Celebrities Adopting Black Babies Like Accessories?? -- Video Inside In the case of celebrities who adopt Black babies, some have participated in humanitarian missions and become aware of the many Black children who need homes. And with international adoptions plummeting due to factors including greater scrutiny—placements from China, Guatemala and Ethiopia are on the decline, for example—more families in the U.S. are focusing domestically, where the process may be easier to navigate.Adopting a child is such a generous thing to do, it seems like it would be hard to knock anyone who has done so. But an interesting thing happens when white celebrities adopt black babies…