With African Americans accounting for more than 30 percent of missing-person cases in America, TV One's "Find Our Missing" aims to make a difference in bringing them home.
The families of Yasmin Acree and sisters Diamond and Tionda Bradley hopes the new series "Find Our Missing" on TV One cable network will bring in new leads to seemingly cold missing persons cases of color.
The series premiere of TV One's "Find Our Missing" on Wednesday has already drawn new tips on some missing persons cases.
There is a groundswell of criticism growing about the number of Black women who go missing every year. According to the National Crime Information Center, White women are the ones who get the most attention when they go missing.
A renewed campaign to highlight hundreds of missing African-American women has been launched amid ongoing criticism that less attention is given to their cases by authorities and the media.
After years of complaints in African-American circles about the lack of attention paid to missing black women in this country, a U.S. cable network dedicated to black programming begins a revolutionary series this week.
After 16 years playing a police lieutenant on "Law & Order," actress S. Epatha Merkerson is turning to some real-life crime stories.