Friday 19 April 2019


Join Us Tomorrow for Black & Missing in America: A Panel Discussion

Join Us Tomorrow

For Black and Missing in America: A Panel Discussion


Micheline Bowman -Host

With over 24 years of experience in television, Micheline Bowman is the News Coordinator for WTTG, Fox 5 News in Washington, DC. She describes herself to be a natural born dot connector who loves to bring people together to make a difference.

Allison Seymour -Special Guest

Allison Seymour started her career in television working behind the scenes at ABC News.  She later became the first woman to serve as main anchor at WBNG-TV (Albany, NY) and was inducted into the Scripps Howard School of Journalism Hall of Fame from Hampton University. She is currently a main anchor for WTTG, Fox 5 Morning News in Washington, DC.

Arnold Shapiro -Panelist

Arnold Shapiro is an Oscar® and Emmy® award-winning producer and writer. He is best known for his work on “SCARED STRAIGHT!”, “Scared Silent: Exposing & Ending Child Abuse” – hosted by Oprah Winfrey, “Rescue 911″ (CBS) and “Big Brother” (CBS).

Marlene McCurtis -Panelist

Marlene McCurtis has produced several documentaries including the award-winning film “Hidden Victims: Children of Domestic Violence”, “Adoption Stories” (Discovery Channel), Dog Whisperer” (National Geographic Channel), and the A&E series “Beyond Scared Straight”.

Derrica Wilson -Panelist

Co-founder & President of the Black & Missing Foundation (BAMFI), Derrica Wilson spent over 10 years in law enforcement before co-founding BAMFI. BAMFI hopes to expose more missing minority cases via national media — cases that might otherwise go overlooked. “We will not rest until reunions, closure and justice happens for these families.”

Natalie Wilson – Panelist

Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer of the Black & Missing Foundation (BAMFI), Natalie Wilson is a public relations expert and directs media relations, public affairs and community outreach activities for BAMFI. “Through our efforts and awareness campaign, if we can save someone’s life, that is motivation.”

The Black and Missing in America: A Panel Discussion event will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the THEARC, located at 1901 Mississippi Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20020. We can’t wait to see you there!

Free Gift with Race Registration

On-site registration will be available for the Hope Without Boundaries 5K Run/Walk at THEARC tomorrow. If you haven’t yet registered for the race, please meet us at THEARC and sign up (you’ll receive a free gift)!

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