Preview of ATR Premium 4: Jae Ran Kim

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Addicted to Race Premium is the premium version of New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race.

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Here’s what you’ll find in this episode:

Why does it cost less to adopt a black or biracial child than a white child? What kinds of racial inequities exist in the child welfare system? How has adoption historically been used as a tool of oppression? Jae Ran Kim is contributor to Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption.

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Jae Ran Kim is a licensed social worker and writer. Born in South Korea in 1968, Jae Ran was adopted to Minnesota at the age of three. Jae Ran has most recently been published in the anthologies, Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption by South End Press and Religion and Spirituality in Korean America published by University of Illinois Press. Jae Ran will begin a Ph.D. program at the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work this fall. Her blog, is Harlow’s Monkey at

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Duration – 14:25
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