Missing persons

How A Jackson, Miss., Mother Learned Her Missing Son Was Buried In An Unmarked Grave After A Police Blunder

Did the family’s lawsuit against the city and police influence how officials handled this case?

California Establishes Ebony Alert System To Help Find Missing Black Youths

The new system will help address racial disparities, says state Sen. Steven Bradford, who spearheaded the measure.

How The Black And Missing Foundation Shines A Spotlight On Otherwise Ignored Missing Black People

The organization created by two powerful Black women is finding new tools to raise awareness.

Carlee Russell, A Wandering Baby, And The Politics Of A Tall Tale

Opinion: Even if she is lying, it shouldn’t distract from the very real issue of Black women remaining in danger of abduction.

Investigators Reveal They Are ‘Unable To Verify’ Carlethia Russell’s Abduction Claim

Police are having difficulties finding the evidence that proves the 25-year-old Hoover, Ala., woman’s kidnapping story.

California Bill Seeks To Create ‘Ebony Alert’ System To Report Missing Black Women, Youth

Black women and children disappear disproportionately and without getting the same attention as their white counterparts, Sen. Steven Bradford says.

Minnesota House Bill Would Create Office of Missing and Murdered Black Women and Girls

The first such office in the US could be created if the bill receives approval from the Minnesota State Senate and governor.

The First Task Force For Murdered And Missing Black Women Has Just Launched

The task force comprises advocacy groups, court representatives, and law enforcement

Slain Teen Miya Marcano’s Family Sues Florida Complex Where She Lived, Worked

The 19-year-old went missing in September.