Black to the Beginning: The Black Adoption Podcast

By Dr. Samantha Coleman & Sandria Washington

Friends Dr. Samantha Coleman and Sandria Washington both discovered as adults they were adopted. Each quickly learned that Black adoption is common, but taboo to speak about in private or publicly. Black to the Beginning: The Black Adoption Podcast amplifies the adoption conversation by placing #BlackAndAdopted voices and Black families at the center. With each conversation, more healing happens for generations of Black families and #ForTheCulture!

  1. 1.
    S2E6: "Lost and Then Found" x Sarah Murphy
    1:02:04
  2. 2.
    S2E5: "Surviving Adoption & Colorism" x Dr. Pamela Phoenix
    1:23:08
  3. 3.
    S2E4 "The Secret of the Black Birthmother" x Courtney Cook
    44:23
  4. 4.
    S2E3 "The Desire of My Heart" x Denise Hendricks
    51:42
  5. 5.
    S2E2 "A Bond with a Purpose" x Latonya Minor
    31:56
  6. 6.
    S2E1 "Kinship Adoption: It's Complicated" x Rev. Dr. Theresa Thames
    44:52
  7. 7.
    S1E14: REEL Talk - "Jumping the Broom" x Dr. Sam and Sandria
    38:04
  8. 8.
    S1E13: "I wish I was just adopted by Black people" x Robin Alexander
    1:09:51

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