As investigators confront the mystique surrounding a recent dismemberment case, advocates say the threats facing Black women are no mystery.
In a landmark move to address racial disparities in missing persons cases, California passed the nation's first Ebony Alert system.
A new bill would create a statewide alert system to help find missing Black children.
On Jan. 1, California's law designed to aid young Black people who go missing officially went into effect. Here's what it does.
Shy’Kemmia Pate went missing from her home in Georgia more than 25 years ago, when she was eight years old. Her family is still hoping for answers.
More leaders are now acknowledging the crisis of Blacks going missing and receiving little or no public attention. So California has passed into law the "Ebony Alert" system to help locate missing minorities who often go ignored.
Under a new state law, emergency notifications by law enforcement will be expanded to include “Ebony Alerts” for missing Black children and youths. Studies show African Americans are disproportionately on lists of the missing.
Two new emergency notification systems will be coming to California in the new year, including a first-of-its-kind program entirely dedicated to help find missing Black youth and women.
On January 1, a New California law protecting Black youth will go into effect.
The California Highway Patrol and other agencies will soon add another tool to their belts to help locate missing people.