A recent social media campaign to alert the public of missing teens from the Washington, D.C., area accidentally backfired, sparking outrage and fears of an epidemic of missing children of color. But the effort does cast light on the many risks that young people can face when they leave home, like sex trafficking, as well as the factors that cause kids to run away. William Brangham reports.
For three decades, the question hung over the New York City Police Department: What happened to Etan Patz, the 6-year-old boy who disappeared 33 years ago? This week, police arrested Pedro Hernandez, charging him with murdering Patz. Ray Suarez and guests discuss the case and its impact on how we now search for missing kids. Continue reading