Black and Missing Foundation Inc (BAM FI) organizes search for missing Spartanburg, SC woman, Evelyn Shelton. Shelton, 42, was last seen at 10 pm Friday, May 20, 2011, after leaving a friend's house on North Dean Street.
The autopsy report came in last week. Sixteen-year-old Phylicia Barnes was murdered. Not that there was much doubt. But now it's official. Police aren't saying how or why, because it might hinder their investigation into who did this.
BAM FI announced today that Jacque Reid will be its spokesperson. As spokesperson, Reid will assist the organization in bringing awareness to missing persons of color – adults and children – on a national level.
Every day 2,300 people are reported missing in this country. Forty percent of the missing persons population is comprised of people of color. The Black & Missing Foundation, founded in 2008 works to help solve cold cases and related incidents of persons of color who are missing.
The inside of a midsize storage unit in Prince George's County, Maryland, is stacked, floor to ceiling, with the belongings that tell the story of Unique Harris' life interrupted.
The pain was so visible on Kyana Hunt's face that she could barely speak about her missing mother.
Following the recent discovery of eleven murdered Black woman in Cleveland at the hands of a convicted rapist and the ongoing FBI investigation of nine missing Black women in North Carolina, Black and Missing, Inc. President and CEO Derrica Wilson shares why she and co-founder Natalie Wilson are fighting for missing Black women and tips to save your life.
In June 2005, cultural reporter and journalist Kristal Brent Zook published an article in Essence that broke the dam of silence on the media's blatant disregard for the lives of missing persons of color.
Today, on what would be her 29th birthday, Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. is remembering the life of Tamika Huston who disappeared in May 2004 from Spartanburg, South Carolina and was ultimately found murdered.
Tamika Huston went missing in the late spring of 2004, disappearing from the Spartanburg, S.C., area. The 24-year-old's remains would be found by police a year later in a wooded area after her boyfriend confessed to her murder.