David K. Ryden

David K. Ryden

David K. Ryden is the Peter C. and Emajean Cook Professor of Political Science at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

Injecting Anti-Racism Activism Into the Adoption Process Won’t Help Black Children

Injecting Anti-Racism Activism Into the Adoption Process Won’t Help Black Children

A headline on Newsweek’s web site grabbed my attention in early May: “Wokeness Has Come for Adoption. It’s the Children Who Will Suffer.” This is a subject I know well: My wife and I have fostered three child refugees—from Zimbabwe, Guatemala, and Honduras respectively. These foster children

David K. Ryden
David K. Ryden
adoption studies