For Berkeley graduate students like Charles Kikuchi, removal from campus to concentration camps was a dramatic interruption to their scholarly lives
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A History of Foster Care, Adoption, and Child Removal in African American Communities
Between April and June 2018, under U.S. President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Bi-partisan resistance and public outcry was strong and immediate. As historians and those aware of adoption history well know, the separation and removal of children from their families and networks of kin have incredibly deep, racialized, and problematic roots in U.S. history….
The political culture of the Cold War, and the prevailing anticommunist consensus that located the nuclear family and its private home at the heart of American freedom, best accounts for Griswold and the constitutional right to privacy