TV One’s New Show Dedicated to Finding Missing Black People

BY: - 3 Jan '12 | Missing People of Color

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One cause that is dear to BMWK is helping to find missing black people. Missing black people rarely get the attention they deserve and any resource dedicated to finding our missing should be supported.

This month, TV One is also dedicated to shining a light on this problem, premiering their newest show, Find Our Missing.

From TV One:

Find Our Missing, a new, hour long docu-drama series for TV One, will put names and faces to people of color ““ young and old ““  who have disappeared without a trace. Each riveting episode features a dramatic and emotional tale that places the viewer within the lives of the missing person, along with reflecting the pain of their loved ones, while confronting dead ends at every turn.


From the moment of their disappearance the story back tracks to learn about the missing person from the people who knew them best ““ who they were, what made them tick and how they touched those around them. With each break’s cliffhanger and each new twist unearthed, viewers will be more than just engrossed in the story being told; they will want to help solve the case.

The show will air on TV One on January 18th at 10 p.m. EST.

Will you watch this show?

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  • ChristianChameleon

    I am so glad that they are presenting a show that will highlight these cases. Way to go TvOne!!!

  • ichoosethesun

    Good job TV One!   I will definitely be tuning in.

  • Mykal Seaton

    TV One has been creating some great original programming lately (minus that Love That Girl sitcom). I’m looking forward to see the impact that this show will have.

  • Lorenzo Bradley

    I am glad that such a show exist.  Capable of being the black version of AMW but my question is, will this be a useful tool for us or just another ratings attraction?

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  • Sasha

    It is so ironic that this was posted today, I have a friend that has been missing since Christmas and there has been no major medi coverage yet.

  • Jola Washington

    I’m so glad this show is starting! We can’t find our friend in the Atlanta area. She’s been missing since December 26. PLEASE HELP US FIND OUR FRIEND

    Family and Friends,  It is with much prayer that we are issuing this desperate plea. Our daughter Stacey Nicole English is missing. All of the information we have gathered leads us to believe she was last seen on Monday, December 26th. Her car is also missing. She has a 2006 white Volvo GA license number BRP 324. If you have any information on her whereabouts please inbox me or contact the Atlanta Police Deparment’s missing persons bureau. Please continue to pray with us for our daughter’s safe return.Pastor Kevin & First Lady Cindy Jamison

  • Nadine Ricks

    I would like to Find my older brother,can you help me Tv one?nadine r-mccollum

  • FirstladyShonda

    I will definitely be watching! This something that is close to my heart. Thanks tv one.

  • UGH

    Find OUR people…are you a different species? Youve got to be kidding me. RACIST

  • Peoples

    Wow, a perfect example of classic reversed racism! I can’t believe this crap is going to be on tv?? It doesn’t matter the color of your skin, if your missing they treat it the same. But every case is unique and doesn’t always bear the same outcome. You can’t blame that on the fact that “they” are white and received extra attention.



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Missing Person Spotlight: Amir Jennings of Columbia, SC

BY: - 16 Jan '12 | Missing People of Color

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Case Type: Endangered
DOB: Jun 08, 2010
Missing Date: Nov 24, 2011
Age Now: 1
Missing City: Columbia
Missing State: SC
Case Number: x
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Complexion: Medium
Height: 2-2
Weight: 25
Hair Color: Brown
Hair Length: Short
Eye Color: Brown
Wear Glasses or Contacts: No
Location Last Seen: Unknown. There is a $10,000 reward for the safe return of Amir.

Circumstances of Disappearance: Family members originally filed a missing persons report for Amir Jenning and Zinah Jennings (Amir’s mother) when they couldn’t locate or get in touch with the two, Columbia police said. On Christmas Eve, Zinah Jennings was involved in a car accident on Millwood Avenue and Lady Street. The responding officer noticed that Jennings was considered a missing person. Police say that when Jennings was questioned about her son, she gave “false and inconsistent information.” Police also believe Jennings has ties to the Atlanta, Ga. and Charlotte, N.C. areas.

Last Seen Wearing: Unknown

Identifying Marks or Characteristics: Unknown

Have information about this missing person? Click here to submit information to the  Black and Missing Foundation Tip Line

Black and Missing Foundation, Inc is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person’s families and friends; and to provide educational training on personal safety. BAM FI offers a free clearinghouse, which highlights profiles and information on missing persons of color, nationally. For additional profiles, news and information, follow BAM FI on Twitter @BAM_FI or friend us on Facebook

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