You Should Be Grateful: Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption (MP3 CD)

You Should Be Grateful: Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption By Angela Tucker, Angela Tucker (Read by) Cover Image
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Your parents are so amazing for adopting you You should be grateful that you were adopted. Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression her entire life, usually from well-intentioned strangers who view her adoptive parents as noble saviors. She is grateful for many aspects of her life, but being transracially adopted involves layers of rejection, loss, and complexity that cannot be summed up so easily. In You Should Be Grateful, Tucker centers the experiences of adoptees to share deeply personal stories, well-researched history, and engrossing anecdotes from mentorship sessions with adopted youth. These perspectives challenge the fairy-tale narrative of adoption, giving way to a fuller story that explores the impacts of racism, classism, family, love, and belonging.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781666630664
ISBN-10: 1666630667
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2023
Language: English