Race is Evidence of Parenting in America: Another Civil Rights Story
Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politics, at pp. 103-112 (Cambridge University Press, 2014) (Austin Sarat, ed.)
14 Pages Posted: 9 May 2014
Date Written: 2014
Commenting on Professor Montré D. Carodine's Essay in this volume, Race is Evidence, Professor Tanya Asim Cooper offers another counter-narrative to question the notion of progress in the American civil rights story, and highlight one of the great civil rights problems of our time: the disproportionate representation of Native American and African American children in foster care and the disparities they experience.
Keywords: civil rights, foster care, racial bias, child welfare, racial disparities, systems change, systems thinking, collective impact
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