Natalie and Derrica Wilson are no strangers to missing persons cases. The sisters-in-law are co-founders of Black and Missing, Inc., an advocacy organization that assisted with the search for Relisha Rudd after she was last seen with Kahlil Tatum.
Six years after 8-year-old Relisha Rudd vanished in Washington, D.C., the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has released a new age-progression image for what she may look now at 14.
The foundation founders said blacks make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, but account for 37 percent of the missing in the FBI's database under the age of 18 and 26 percent above the age of 18.
When Kennedi High, a 16-year-old with autism, didn't come home from school in early March, her family in Baltimore knew something was terribly wrong.
Last week, the Metropolitan Police Department sent out a series of tweets publicizing the disappearance of 10 D.C. teenagers who were considered "critically missing."
The Congressional Black Caucus is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI to help in the search for missing black girls in the Washington, D.C., area, following an alarming string of missing children cases from the nation's capital.
Tamika Huston vanished in 2004, one year before Natalee Holloway. Both women disappeared under mysterious circumstances: Holloway, 18, during a high school graduation trip to Aruba; Huston, 24, from her home in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Natalie Wilson and Derrica Wilson, founders of the Black and Missing Foundation Inc., are sisters-in-law. The pair co-founded the organization to help minority families who are searching for loved ones, a segment of the community that is often omitted from milk cartons, billboards and news headlines.
One year ago, 8-year-old Relisha Rudd vanished. The second-grader had been living with her mother and three brothers in a grimy shelter for homeless families at the former D.C. General Hospital.
D.C. police officers and volunteers from a group dedicated to publicizing cases of missing people of color gathered in three city locations last evening to search for information — any information — that could lead to Relisha Rudd.