Thousands of families in the U.S. are currently living a nightmare. Their loved ones are missing, and they are desperate to bring media and police attention to their cases.
A documentary series follows the work of the Black and Missing Foundation which has been sounding the alarm for years about bias and stereotypes in Black missing persons cases.
Every year, tens of thousands of women and girls disappear in the U.S. Each disappearance is a tragedy, but for missing Black people, their cases remain unsolved four times longer than those of white people.
A Trinidadian woman will be featured on a new HBO docu-series aimed at raising awareness on missing people from minority communities in the United States.
Black and Missing Foundation co-founders Natalie and Derrica Wilson said on "The View" Thursday that they've seen a concerning uptick in missing person cases since the start of the pandemic that could be connected to child sex trafficking.
Anderson Cooper talks to Derrica and Natalie Wilson, the founders of a group bringing awareness of Black missing persons cases ahead of the release of their new HBO Max documentary.
The case of Tamika Huston, a 24-year-old Black woman who went missing from her Spartanburg, South Carolina, home on May 27, 2004, captivated Derrica Wilson and her sister-in-law, Natalie.
Arianna Fitts was just two-and-a-half years old the last time she was seen by family. The search for her began when her mother, Nikki, was found murdered and left in a shallow grave in San Francisco's McLaren Park. There was no sign of the toddler.
"Black and Missing" is the name of a new HBO docuseries featuring the amazing work of the women behind the Black and Missing Foundation.
Thousands of people are reported missing every year in the United States. According to Census.gov, nearly 40% of those who are missing are people of color. Leaders with the Black and Missing Foundation said there are racial disparities between white and minority victims.