“Is there anything wrong with adopting a child of a different race?”
That’s The Chatroom question we are asking this week.
Valencia Nobelungu Corbet is a black South African woman who has adopted a white child in a society that still finds it difficult to accept transracial adoption.
She says people in her family and community have raised concerns about her adopting outside her race. Experts are standing by to help her navigate her situation.
Catch The Chatroom Wednesdays @ 12:00. Watch the full programme again on YouTube after the TV broadcast at 12:30! Join us then!
The Chatroom is youth talk-show series that is real, honest and reflects the authentic voice of young people coming to terms with their own morality and values in a continually changing South African landscape. The Chatroom presents real-life moral dilemmas that ordinary people are facing, and offer varied solutions from experts, religious and community leaders as well as ordinary South Africans.