Sisters Derrica and Natalie Wilson share more than just blood. The two women are also joined together in their mission to help minority families find missing relatives.
As of today, October 21, it has been a total of 18 days since Avonte Oquendo went missing from school. A massive search is in full effect all over New York and the surrounding cities.
In the last 12 days, how many times have you asked yourself and others the following question: where is Avonte Oquendo? If you're a New Yorker, you've likely wondered more than once, as posters seeking help in locating the 14-year-old autistic boy -- missing since October 4 -- have been placed throughout the city.
While Blacks only make up 13 percent of the country's population, they make up more than 33 percent of those reported missing in the FBI's database. Given the limited coverage that Black missing persons cases receive, though, one wouldn't think that was the case.
Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) announced today that it has teamed up with the Huffington Post in a nationwide effort to help find and bring attention to the hundreds of thousands of missing persons of color.
Derrica Wilson and her sister-in-law, Natalie Wilson, are the founders of Black and Missing Foundation Inc. (BAMFI).
Long after the search for those three missing women from Cleveland grew cold, Derrica Wilson and her sister-in-law Natalie Wilson of Washington, D.C., were still leading a search for Gina DeJesus on the internet.
Black and Missing Foundation 1st Annual 'Hope Without Boundaries' 5K (HWB5K) race raised close to $15,000 to help bring awareness to the hundreds of thousands of missing persons of color.
In honor of National Missing Children’s Day and to raise awareness of missing persons of color, Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, will host its first annual ‘Hope Without Boundaries’ 5K Run/Walk at the National Harbor, Ft. Washington, Md.
The escape of the three missing women in Cleveland generated joyous news coverage and fixed the spotlight on the number of children still missing.