Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about things that matter.” This statement still rings true today as it did then. Many in our communities have fallen victim to an epidemic and we cannot be silent anymore.
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.
What began as a simple website featuring profiles of missing persons has become a calling for the two DC-area mothers, who work tirelessly to locate some of the 200,000 plus people of color who vanish each year.
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.
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.
MICHAEL BAISDEN helped reunite a missing girl with her mother. Shortly after BAISDEN announced the partnership between his show and THE BLACK AND MISSING FOUNDATION, he was able to help locate three missing children.
Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAM FI) announced today that missing four-year-old, Jhada Clarke, has been found safe and reunited with her mother. Jhada is BAM FI's 50th recovery since its inception.