Areva Martin sits down with Natalie Wilson, Co-Founder of the Black and Missing Foundation Inc.
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.
The mother of Jelani Day buried her son this week, but she won't be able to rest until the Illinois graduate student's death is no longer a mystery.
With more than 543,000 missing person cases in the United States, African American families are finding that they are not receiving the same amount of media coverage and resources as their white counterparts.
Donald Sampson was the kind of guy who you could ask for a favor. He would start each morning at his home in Randolph getting his child ready for school.
After the case of Gabby Petito garnered nationwide attention, the Black and Missing Foundation, started by an Upstate native, wants to bring attention to the many additional missing persons cases around the country.
Daniel Robinson, 24, went missing from a job site in the Arizona desert on June 23. The Buckeye Police Department said they are devoted to finding him, but the family is pushing for more to be done.
Derrica Wilson, co-founder of Black and Missing Foundation, joins “CBS Mornings.” She discusses the importance of giving just as much attention to cases of missing people of color as cases of missing White people.
In the three months since 62-year-old Navajo rug weaver Ella Mae Begay vanished, the haunting unanswered questions sometimes threaten to overwhelm her niece.
Families of missing indigenous people and missing people of color say the Gabby Petito case highlights the lack of media attention paid to their communities.