‘A crisis that is hiding in plain sight’: Missing and murdered women of color

In 2020, 40% of women and girls reported missing were of color, despite making up 16% of population, according to U.S. Census

By: - March 7, 2022 4:15 am
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Kara Plummer uses a bullhorn for call and response with demonstrators marching through Old Town calling for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and relatives in Albuquerque, N.M, on Oct. 3, 2021. (Shelby Kleinhans for Source NM)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.