Members Of Congress To Hold Town Hall On Missing Black Girls In D.C. And Across U.S.
Members of Congress to Hold Town Hall on Missing Black Girls in D.C. and Across U.S.
A coalition of African-American members of Congress announced Friday that it will hold a town hall next month to address the dozens of missing black children in Washington and nationwide.
According to the Metropolitan Police Department, Shaniah Boyd was last seen on March 21, 2017.
The announcement by the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls comes amid calls for federal assistance to help locate missing African-American girls whose profiles are posted almost daily on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s Twitter feed.
“In 2014, the Black and Missing Foundation reported that 64,000 black women and girls were missing nationwide,” Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, …