'Colorblind' Adoption Scrutinized

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Adoptive parents shouldn't choose their children based on their race, but a new report suggests that colorblind adoption can be problematic.

Does race really matter when it comes to adoption?

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Hollee McGinnis, policy director for the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, the agency that released the new report.

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