Sandra adopted her son, Louis, in 2010, earlier than fostering then adopting a second youngster, Laila, in 2015. Throughout a Red Table Talk interview, Sandra mentioned when she was first launched to Louis, she instantly had a sense that it was the proper time to undertake.
“When Louis got here into my life, he was put in my arms at 10 days,” Sandra mentioned. “I simply knew, and I mentioned, ‘That is my path.'”
The actor additionally spoke about her experiences with elevating two Black youngsters, together with how she at instances has wished the colours of their pores and skin “matched.”
“To say that I needed our skins matched…generally I do. As a result of then it could be simpler on how individuals approached us,” Sandra mentioned. “I’ve the identical emotions as a lady with brown pores and skin, and it being her infants. Or a white girl with white infants.”
She then acknowledged her hopes for the longer term, saying, “Perhaps someday that may go away. Perhaps someday we can see with totally different eyes.”