Leading African American Marriage and Parenting Site Teams Up with Black and Missing Foundation Inc To Bring Awareness to Missing Persons of Color
(Landover Hills, MD) – Lamar and Ronnie Tyler, Co-Founders of Black and Married With Kids (BMWK), the largest African American marriage and parenting site on the web, today announced a partnership with Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAM FI) in an effort to help find and bring to attention the thousands of missing persons of color.
Beginning, Monday October 31, profiles of missing African American, Hispanic and Asian men, women and children will be featured weekly on BMWK Website (BlackandMarriedWithKids.com) and social media outlets. The profiles will be provided from BAM FI database and will be accompanied by information on the missing persons.
“We’re excited to partner with the Black and Missing Foundation in an effort to raise awareness about missing persons of color who may not receive high volumes of media attention but need our help nonetheless,” said Lamar Tyler, co-founder of Black and Married With Kids. “This partnership will allow us to leverage our large online community which is built on social media for the efforts of social good.”
“The disappearance of a loved one has a profound impact on families and the community,” said Derrica Wilson, president and CEO of Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. “This partnership is an excellent platform that will allow us to get the word out about our missing mothers, fathers and children to the community at large.”
About Black and Missing Foundation Inc.:
Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) is established as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, by a veteran law enforcement official and public relations specialist, whose mission is to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person’s families and friends; and to provide educational training on personal safety. BAMFI offers a free clearinghouse, which highlights profiles and information on missing persons of color, nationally. Profiles of missing individuals, throughout the nation, as well as news, information, and tips, can be found at BAMFI’s Web site: www.bamfi.org, IG: @blackandmissingfdn, Twitter: @BAM_FI or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bamfiorg.
About Black and Married With Kids:
BlackandMarriedWithKids.com is the largest African American marriage and parenting site on the web. Created in late 2007 by husband and wife team Lamar and Ronnie Tyler, BMWK was established to provide positive images of marriage and parenting in the African American community. BMWK has won numerous awards including the About.com Best Parenting Blog Award and has been designated by Parenting Magazine as one of 10 “Must Read” sites. For more information and updates follow BMWK on Twtter @blackandmarried.
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