NJ Spotlight News

Looking for more attention to Black women who go missing

Clip: 11/16/2021 | 4m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

When a young white woman, Gabby Petito, went missing in September, the case got national attention. How does race impact the attention -- or lack of attention -- paid to individual missing persons' cases? “We just want Black women and women of color to be acknowledged and brought to the awareness at the same rate as white women,” said Chenelle Jones of Franklin University, Ohio.

Aired: 11/16/21

Rating: NR

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