“Black children in America represent about 15% of the U.S. child population according to the U.S. Census. They represent about 40% of our missing children’s cases… They’re not being represented in the media and that’s a huge problem,” says Callahan Walsh, Child advocate at NCMEC.
Walsh also states that the media gives the most attention to cases of missing white, blonde hair, blue-eyed children.
For more information, visit missingkids.org.
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