[Refresh Rewind] A Transracial Adoptee’s Thoughts on Growing Up Black in a White Family with Derek Hamer

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If you could have a candid conversation with a transracially adopted young black man, what would you want to ask him?

This is the question we asked members of our Facebook group prior to Lisa's interview with Derek Hamer. He shares his story with vulnerability that helps us see through his eyes.

Relevant Resources and Links:

Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race* by Debby Irving

The Skin I'm In* by Sharon Flake

No One Ever Asked* by Katie Ganshert

The Color of Us* by Karen Katz

Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? * by Beverly Daniel Tatum

The Adoption Connection Facebook Group

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