Racism in adoption: supply and demand?

Why do you think that an agency would advertise: Caucasian, Latino, Asian and East Indian babies for $18,000 (prices guaranteed through Dec 31, 2007.) Caucasian, Latino, Asian and East Indian babies for $20,000 (prices guaranteed through June 30, 2009.) African American babies for $12,000 (prices guaranteed... show more Why do you think that an agency would advertise:

Caucasian, Latino, Asian and East Indian babies for $18,000 (prices guaranteed through Dec 31, 2007.)
Caucasian, Latino, Asian and East Indian babies for $20,000 (prices guaranteed through June 30, 2009.)

African American babies for $12,000 (prices guaranteed through June 30, 2008)
African American babies for $12,000 (prices guaranteed through June 30, 2009)

These are the placement fees listed by an agency. They have all other fees listed separately. The only other major difference I saw in fees was the Program fee which was 5K for both years for the Caucasian, etc. and which went from 2K to 3K for the African American fee.

What do you think about an African American child having less value than a “lighter skinned baby” and how do you feel about participating in this industry knowing that there is such obvious racism involved?
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