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#Georgia: 48y/o Kelly Price has been reported missing. Authorities conducted a welfare check at her home last Saturday. Cobb County officials authorities told TMZ that they found “no evidence of foul play” and spoke with Kelly's boyfriend at the house. https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/3728187/kelly-price-missing-georgia-singer-covid-fled-hospital/

#Wilmington, DE: Shawn White was an infant when he disappeared in 2002.

Shawn's photo is shown age-progressed to 18 years. He was last seen with his father.

Have you seen Shawn?
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Help us find us: Black and Missing Foundation hopes to bring attention to missing minorities

Derrica Wilson is the CEO of the Black and Missing Foundation, a nonprofit organization with the mission to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person’s families and friends and to educate the minority community on personal safety.

It’s OK to want justice for Gabby Petito and acknowledge the thousands still missing. We should.

In 2020, 543,018 individuals were reported missing, nearly 40% people of color. What are their names? We've been here before: 'Missing white woman syndrome.'

Families of Missing Black Girls Frustrated, Not Surprised by Attention Drawn to Gabby Petito

The disappearance of Gabby Petito has been widely covered by national media in recent weeks, and efforts to find the missing 22-year-old have spurred protests outside her fiancé Brian Laundrie's Florida home as well as thousands of posts on social media calling for justice.

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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."

---- TANYA PORTER-DAVIS

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