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30 Days of Hope! Day 2

Syracuse, New York: Today marks 16 years since Larry Stackhouse, Jr. was last seen.

He left his home in the 100 block of Lynn Circle on Dec 2, 2005 to go to a basketball game with a friend.

#HelpUsFindLarryStackhouseJr #LarryStackhouseJr #30DaysOfHope

#San Diego, CA: 20y/o Lateche Norris was last seen on November 4 at a 7-Eleven store at 222 Park Blvd., in San Diego. @SanDiegoPD @fox5sandiego
#HelpUsFindLatecheNorris

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How one group is working to bring awareness of Black missing persons

Anderson Cooper talks to Derrica and Natalie Wilson, the founders of a group bringing awareness of Black missing persons cases ahead of the release of their new HBO Max documentary.

Upcoming HBO Documentary Highlights Black and Missing People

"Black and Missing" is the name of a new HBO docuseries featuring the amazing work of the women behind the Black and Missing Foundation.

Black & Missing organization works to shine light on missing person cases

Thousands of people are reported missing every year in the United States. According to Census.gov, nearly 40% of those who are missing are people of color. Leaders with the Black and Missing Foundation said there are racial disparities between white and minority victims.

Missing in the media: Gender and racial disparities in news coverage

Tens of thousands of people of color go missing every year in the United States, often without any coverage of their disappearance in newspapers, magazines or on TV. ABC Action News in-depth reporter Anthony Hill is uncovering the reasons behind this disparity and how we in the media can do better.

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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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