Missing Black, Latinx, and Indigenous children and adults seldom make headlines or get search efforts the way white victims do. Their parents are asking for their children to get the same attention as Gabby Petito.
Most disappearance cases involving people of color quickly fall off the national radar, if they ever even make it that far — a racist double standard considering the current Gabby Petito saga, critics claim.
It's been two years since Maryland native and mother Akia Eggleston vanished in Baltimore just days before her baby shower.
A Baltimore man took to national television last week to bring attention to the missing-persons case for his stepdaughter, who was eight months pregnant when she disappeared in 2017.