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#Baltimore, MD: 13y/o Autumn Fagan was last seen in the 1600 blk North Hilton Street on January 2, 2022.

Autumn was wearing a pink sweater, pink jacket, blue jeans and pink sneakers.

#HelpUsFindAutumnFagan @BaltimorePolice @BaltCoPolice

Have you seen this child? Marissa Bridgewater

12-year-old Marissa may be in the local Hayward, CA area or she may travel to other cities in CA or NV. ⁦@ACSOSheriffs⁩

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New effort brings a voice to struggles families of missing Black persons can face getting help

A documentary series follows the work of the Black and Missing Foundation which has been sounding the alarm for years about bias and stereotypes in Black missing persons cases.

Why Cases of Missing Black People Remain Unsolved For So Long

Every year, tens of thousands of women and girls disappear in the U.S. Each disappearance is a tragedy, but for missing Black people, their cases remain unsolved four times longer than those of white people.

Trini woman highlights missing black people on new HBO series

A Trinidadian woman will be featured on a new HBO docu-series aimed at raising awareness on missing people from minority communities in the United States.

Black and Missing co-founders explain how to protect children from sex trafficking

Black and Missing Foundation co-founders Natalie and Derrica Wilson said on "The View" Thursday that they've seen a concerning uptick in missing person cases since the start of the pandemic that could be connected to child sex trafficking.

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.

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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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