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#Sad News Update: The body is 39y/o Fernando Braga has been found.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Fernando’s family and friends🙏🏾🧡


PACKET PICK-UP for the 'Hope Without Boundaries' 5K Run/Walk is this Saturday; Noon to 3pm at Oxon Hill Public Library (6200 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745).

Special gifts from our in-kind sponsors for those who pick up packets on Saturday!


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TV One and Black and Missing Foundation Announce Partnership in Conjunction with “Find Our Missing” Multi-platform Initiative

TV One and the Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAM FI) have forged a partnership in conjunction with Find Our Missing, TV One's multi-platform effort to draw attention to and help find missing Black Americans.

BAM FI/BMWK Twitter Chat Garners 1.6 Million Impressions

BAMFI and BMWK announced today that its first hour-long Twitter chat to bring awareness to missing persons of color proved to be an enormous success with more than 700 tweets and 1.6 million impressions reaching an audience of more than 213,000 followers.

Leading African American Marriage and Parenting Site Teams Up with Black and Missing Foundation Inc To Bring Awareness to Missing Persons of Color

Lamar and Ronnie Tyler, Co-Founders of BMWK, the largest African American marriage and parenting site on the web, today announced a partnership with BAM FI in an effort to help find and bring to attention the thousands of missing persons of color.

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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."


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