Why are black people twice more likely to go missing? Part 2

Black people in the UK are twice more likely to go missing than their white counterparts. Why is this happening? We investigate Written By:  Glen Munro

ACCORDING TO Missing People, the charity that helps both the disappeared and their families, the vast majority of lost individuals are swiftly found, or return of their own volition, especially teenagers.

Dr. Shalev-Greene believes that social media has played a key role in this. According to the academic, it has become an effective tool to locate missing people who do not receive attention from traditional mainstream media outlets.

She said:

“Editors monitor Facebook and Twitter and if individuals receive a lot of attention, they will eventually write appropriate stories.

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The Voice Online - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000

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