Even though children of color go missing more often than white children, they receive far less coverage and public attention from liberal media.
In the first three months of 2017, a total of 501 juveniles (mostly black or Latino) have gone missing in the capital of the United States, yet the deeply disturbing report hasn’t become newspaper headlines.
On March 21, Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey to “devote the resources necessary to determine whether these developments are an anomaly or whether they are indicative of an underlying trend [human trafficking or sex slavery] that must be addressed.”
After their letter to the Justice Department seeking aid from federal law enforcement officials to investigate the startling number of missing children in Washington, D.C. was released by Associated Press, an outcry on social media drew national attention to the horrifying issue.