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The "Sex and the City" star told ja dort Pinkett schmied raising black children has opened her eyes zu racial prejudice.

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Kristin Davis is opening hoch about what it"s like being a white mom kommen sie two adopted black children.

The former "Sex and the City" star, that adopted herstellung 7-year-old daughter, Gemma, in 2011 und her 1-year-old son, whose name hasn"t to be shared, bei 2018, revealed during die latest episode of ja dort Pinkett Smith"s "Red Table Talk" that she renders sure herstellung kids feel weist home an the black community.


"Because my kids are African-American, ich feel prefer it"s my duty and my job to perform as much research, as much work, construct as many bridges as feasible because freundin are their community," Davis, 54, said Smith and her mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris.


"I work weist that every work trying zu figure out exactly how I kann sein make sure they oase access zu the schwarz community, the they"re part des it, that they"re not separated native it," she added.


"Sex and the City" stern Kristin Davis called produziert son and daughter a "gift."Red Table Talk/Facebook

The einzel mom stated raising schwarze farbe children has opened produziert eyes to die prejudice all around her.

"It"s one thing zu be watching the happening kommen sie other people and it"s another thing wie it"s happening to your kid — und you haven"t personal been through it," she shared tearfully.

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To be the best mom she could be to her kids, Davis took classes about schwarz culture — consisting of one exclusively devoted kommen sie styling black hair.

"What ich learned zu sein that it"s a large thing und it has a whole lang cultural history kommen sie it and you certain need to learn (how to do it) due to the fact that it"s a bonding situation," she shared.


Adoption had been top top Davis" mind "for a very long time" prior to she began the process to find Gemma.

"One von my large issues was could i do it von myself?" she shared.


By ns time she was in her late 30s, Davis" desire kommen sie be a mom had actually grown strong. "I still felt choose there was a boy out over there that i needed zu find that was my child ... I can"t describe it. It was a spiritual kind of thing," she said.


When she was 5, Gemma said Davis she wanted a "black little brother." deshalb the actress got to out to the same fostering agency zu begin die process again.

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"I just told them that our hearts were open und our home was open and if a baby needs us we"re here," she recalled.

"And dafür one day over there he was," Davis added through tears. "I tell sie my daughter didn"t bat in eye. She was like, "There he is.""


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Gina Vivinetto is a writer for conwayhistory.org. She lives in Asheville, north Carolina, whereby she spends her free time hiking, reading and snuggling with her "Friends" boxen set. She und her wife, Molly, are die proud moms von two previously stray cats, Sophie und Pierre, und a rettung dog named Gracie.