The Tiresome Question I’m Often Asked About My Brown Kids: “Where Are They From?” — Embrace Race — Medium


I’m a white mother of six children, five of whom are children of color, and four of whom came home to our family through foster-adoption.

When I’m out and about with my kids, I often field questions about how my big, multiracial family came to be, and I try to receive them with generosity and openness — to a degree.

I want to give people the benefit of the doubt, and I hope that their curiosity stems from goodwill and perhaps an interest in adoption that comes from lived experience, or even from plans or hopes to become adoptive parents.

Racism and plain nosiness knows no boundaries.

Read the rest of this story @: The Tiresome Question I’m Often Asked About My Brown Kids: “Where Are They From?” — Embrace Race — Medium

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Author: Geo Gee

I'm a curious one that finds politics, social issues, and diverse progressive solutions interesting. I believe information and education are the most powerful weapons one can arm himself with. Those two dynamics alone open the doors to opportunities. I also subscribe to each one teach one for a better world for all.

4 thoughts on “The Tiresome Question I’m Often Asked About My Brown Kids: “Where Are They From?” — Embrace Race — Medium”

  1. I love this! I have biracial boys and I’ve been asked more than once where I got them from. People are incredibly ignorant and RUDE.

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