Black Families

Race, Poverty, and Foster Care Placement in the United States: Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Perspectives

Abstract Although the connections between race, poverty, and foster care placement seem obvious, the link has not in fact been studied extensively. To address this gap, we view poverty and placement through longitudinal and cross-sectional lenses to more accurately capture … Read More

Family Integrity & Justice Quarterly

Why End Mandated Reporting by Dorothy E. Roberts In Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families—And How Abolition CanBuild a Safer World, I argue that the U.S. child welfare system is part of a larger carceral regime,which … Read More