Arianna Fitts was just two-and-a-half years old the last time she was seen by family. The search for her began when her mother, Nikki, was found murdered and left in a shallow grave in San Francisco's McLaren Park. There was no sign of the toddler.
With more than 543,000 missing person cases in the United States, African American families are finding that they are not receiving the same amount of media coverage and resources as their white counterparts.
After the case of Gabby Petito garnered nationwide attention, the Black and Missing Foundation, started by an Upstate native, wants to bring attention to the many additional missing persons cases around the country.
Derrica Wilson, co-founder of Black and Missing Foundation, joins “CBS Mornings.” She discusses the importance of giving just as much attention to cases of missing people of color as cases of missing White people.