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Many say now is the time to fight racial bias in foster care

Apr. 14, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

Cheri Williams looks back with regret at the start of her career as a child welfare caseworker in 1998. Systemic racism is a major reason why. “I removed probably about 100 kids from their homes in the 15 months I was an investigator … a lot of them were children of...

Decision strikes key parts of Native American adoptions law

Apr. 06, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Parts of a federal law giving Native American families preference in the adoption of Native American children were effectively struck down Tuesday by a sharply divided federal appeals court, a defeat for tribal leaders who said the 1978 law was important to protecting...