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#RICHMOND, VA: 72y/o Lorenzo Lane last seen on VA Commonwealth University’s MCV Campus at 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 19. He’s not associated with the college. Lane captured on camera walking across E Broad St towards downtown. 411 contact Det. Lee Olds at 804-382-2719.

#Las Vegas, NV: 13y/o Terri Washington was reportedly last seen on Saturday, October 16, 2021, and has not been seen or heard from since her disappearance.

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Racial Disparities in Missing Persons Cases

Missing persons cases heavily rely on timeliness. As the clock ticks down, the memories of witnesses and families fade, making officials doubt the case’s accuracy.

182,448 Black People Went Missing in the U.S. Last Year — These Sisters Are Working to Find Them

Sisters-in-law Natalie and Derrica Wilson created the Black and Missing Foundation to bring missing people of color back to their families, often without adequate law enforcement or media support. And they're doing it in their spare time.

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"God Bless you! My mom contacted me to say that my daughter Ashleigh Porter was in Ebony magazine. I was so glad that my missing child was given the opportunity to this type of exposure. It has been so hard. She went missing on April 20, 2009. I agree totally that law enforcement and the media in some instances do us no justice. I knew nothing of your organization prior to this, but I'll know more now. You have given me a great service and I feel indebted to you. I do not want people to forget about my Ashleigh. Thank you again and bless your hearts for starting this organization."


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