We meet Dionne Reeder, a business owner running for D.C. Council, and the new chair of Virginia's Republican Party, Jack Wilson.
More Washingtonians are adopting transracially, or outside their ethnicity. But while there are more resources than ever to talk about how to bridge differences in ethnicity, culture and class, there are still many challenges for local families to navigate. Kojo talks with novelist Rumaan Alam about how transracial adoption is featured in his new book “That Kind Of Mother.”
Later, local transracial adoption experts join in to discuss their experiences and answer questions from local parents.
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