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Because of abuse, abandonment, and neglect, 11,000 North Carolina children have been placed in out-of-home care. About 27 percent of these children are African-American, and on average they are in the system longer than white children. Jackson discusses the reasons for this and solutions to the problem.
A United Airlines flight attendant reported Henry Amador-Batten to Raleigh-Durham Airport police for cuddling with his adopted son. Amador-Batten and his husband are a gay couple who legally adopted a child in 2011. They have hired an attorney to open a dialogue with the airline about the way their employees treat gay men.