‘Torn Apart’: Ms. Magazine’s New Podcast Shows How the U.S. Welfare System Destroys Black Families

Torn Apart opens with the harrowing story of a young Black mother from Colorado, Vanessa Peoples, who became the subject of a child welfare investigation after a stranger called the police on her because her son momentarily wandered away from her in a public park. Impacted families, community advocates and other experts lend their voices to the podcast to share how family policing harms children and families more than it helps them.

Anoushka Chander November 10, 2023

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