Divorce & “Black” Boys

Divorce & “Black” Boys

Does Divorce Have Special Impact on African American Boys? I can find nothing on the Internet on the subject of “Divorce & ‘Black’ Boys.” I do not think there is any scientific study on the effects of divorce on black boys. I could be wrong. But it strikes me that this demographic is one of […]

Do White and Black kids respond differently to parental divorce? If so, which group is more adversely affected?

There are some studies that suggest that White and Black teens react differently to their parents divorce. Surprisingly, there is some indication that White teens take the divorce harder and have a tougher time adjusting. Not too sure why that might be. But if I had to guess, I think Black teens may have more […]

Sandra Bullock adopts a black child – is this in the child’s best interest?

This week in New York, the Asia Society sponsored an event where the issue of international, transracial adoptions was discussed. This week also, People Magazineannounced that Academy Award Winning Actress, Sandra Bullock, was going ahead with adopting a 3 1/2 year old Black child from New Orleans, as a single parent (given that she’s also […]

Black vs. White: who gets custody of the interracial child after a divorce/split up?

Race. The traditional elephant in the room. In so many different contexts. But when it comes to divorce where children are involved, it can be a very big elephant indeed. Race/custody cases have even reached the Supreme Court of the United States of America. In Palmore v. Sidoti, for example, the Supreme Court was called upon […]