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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 11:29 PM

 

Community Activists Call Attention to Dozens of Missing Black Women in Chicago

Source: NBC Chicago

As nationwide attention ratchets up around the disappearance and apparent death of a Florida woman, Father Michael Pfleger is calling attention to the dozens of Black women who either remain missing, or who have been killed, in the city of Chicago in recent years.

Pfleger, who has become well-known for his work in looking to combat gun violence in Chicago, says that the plight of those women is being largely ignored.

“The value of life depends on your race and color,” he says.

Pfleger made a social media post this week concerning the disappearances and deaths of those women, saying that while his condolences were with the family of Gabby Petito, whom authorities believe was found dead at Grand Teton National Park after going missing in late August, he says that attention needs to be paid to what is going on in the city of Chicago.

Read more: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/pfleger-community-activists-call-attention-to-dozens-of-missing-black-women-in-chicago/2617682/



Take note Fox, CNN, and well, every single mainstream media outlet out there. People of every race go missing.

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cadoman Sep 21 #2
zanana1 Sep 21 #3
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Response to Sabrielo (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 11:38 PM

1. K&R

Get their stories out there!

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Response to Sabrielo (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:32 AM

2. thank you, we need to demand better of our news

Honestly it starts by ignoring stories about Gabby. It's tragic, but the attention on her is disproportionate. We need to stop rewarding outlets for covering her story.

Let's start doing more for all of our missing people and make it a bigger focus of our news.

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Response to Sabrielo (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 11:30 AM

3. That's been true for a long time.

When was the last time the media flooded the internet with pictures of a missing black woman?

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Response to zanana1 (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:18 PM

4. Or a missing Native American woman?

This has been the story for many years with them.

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Response to Sabrielo (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:34 PM

5. Sadly, it's so common that it's become part of american parody


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