What It’s Like to Be Adopted by White Parents

NBC’s Emmy-nominated “This is Us,” and the Oscar-nominated film “Lion” have put a pop culture spotlight on interracial adoption. As the United States is becomes more diverse, interracial adoption, also known as transracial adoption, has become an increasingly important topic. Despite its increased visibility, interracial adoption and the race-based challenges that can arise are still a […]

Mounds View’s Mark Braun: From abandoned baby to athlete, advocate

“I want to be the voice for these kids. I want to help them be successful in life.” Mark Braun, on helping disabled kids Born in Jamaica with spina bifida, Mark Braun was abandoned in a trash bin as an infant. After a police officer heard his cries, he was placed in a crowded orphanage […]