Missing Children

Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls to Report on D.C.’s Missing Teens

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A congressional caucus founded by Kelly, Rep. Yvette Clarke and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman in 2016 plans to present a report by the end of the year on how to solve the problem of missing black children nationwide. “We don’t want to just talk about...

Only Black People Showed Up To The DC Town Hall Meeting To Address The Surging Number Of Missing Black And Latina Girls

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Earlier this year, the Women’s March On Washington drew crowds that totaled close to 5 million attendees. Simultaneous marches were held in cities worldwide as women from all walks of life banded together to protest against various women’s issues from equal pay to reproductive rights,...

New York City Councilman Fears Missing Bronx Black & Hispanic Girls Abducted and Forced Into Prostitution

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Andy King, a New York City Councilman, is raising concerns that the more than a dozen black and Hispanic teenage girls have disappeared from the Bronx, New York may have been abducted and sex trafficked. “Every other week our young girls are just vanishing off...

New Film Explores the “Muted” Voices of Missing Children of Color

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation found more than 225,000 African-Americans reported missing in 2012. Children of color comprise 65 percent of all the missing-person’s cases investigated in 2012. We rarely see their faces flash across our television screens during Amber Alerts, but the Jeannette Lambs,...