Growing up, Stacey Patton had very little sense of personal identity while living in the foster-care system. When she was adopted by a God-fearing and hard-working couple, she finally felt like she had a place in the world. But her life quickly descended into a nightmare when her new mother became increasingly domineering while her new father often acquiesced to his wife's blistering demands.
"Moving-powerful & insightful"
"What Happened in South Carolina Is a Daily Risk for Black Children" is from the October 29, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Stacey Patton and narrated by Sam Scholl.