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Abby Johnson’s Video Shows the Problem With White Parents Adopting Children of Color

Adopting a child of color does not make adoptive parents automatically anti-racist

In this screenshot from the RNC’s livestream of the 2020 Republican National Convention, anti-abortion activist Abby Johnson addresses the virtual convention on August 25, 2020. Photo: The Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee/Getty Images

Abby Johnson, a Republican National Convention speaker and prominent anti-abortion activist, is a White adoptive mother who recently posted a problematic video about her biracial son…

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Melissa Guida-Richards

Melissa Guida-Richards

Author, TRA adoptee, & podcaster. | WHAT WHITE PARENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION, available for preorder! | http://www.adopteethoughts.com/my-book/