African American Boys and Divorce

African American Boys and Divorce

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

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 […]

Who gets custody of interracial child after a divorce/split up?

Who gets custody of interracial child after a divorce/split up?

Who gets custody of interracial child after a divorce? Custody of interracial child after divorce can still get a bit icky. 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 to decide whether a 1985 Florida court decision that […]