In 2004, speaking at a panel discussion, the late Gwen Ifill characterized the media's approach to covering people who have gone missing as "missing white woman syndrome."
In this episode of Safe Nation, Captain Nikki Renfroe interviews Derrica Wilson from BLACK AND MISSING FOUNDATION.
Relisha Rudd is missing from Washington, DC.
The harrowing account of a woman in Kansas City who was taken captive, and eventually escaped, is once again raising questions about how authorities and the media handle cases of missing Black women.
A Maryland man vanished for months, leaving family and friends left desperate for answers. Even though he was eventually found, they’re left to wonder could more have been done to ease the pain they suffered.
BAMFI’s Co-Founder Derrica Wilson talks to Fredricka Whitfield of CNN on Kansas City Police Department’s lack of response to the communities outcry of a serial killer targeting young Black women and girls.
A community leader in Kansas City, Missouri reported seven women were missing or dead. Police said it was unfounded, then 1 victim turned up.
Weeks after residents of a Kansas City, Missouri neighborhood said they complained to police that Black women were missing, authorities are facing community backlash after a Black woman says a White man held her captive.
Tiffany Foster is missing from Newnan, Georgia.
Dulce Alavez is missing from Bridgeton, New Jersey.