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New TV Series Highlights Black Missing Persons

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Nearly a third of all missing person cases in 2010 involved black victims, according to the FBI. Many of those cases were largely under-reported. But the new TV show, "Find Our Missing," hopes to change that. Host Michel Martin speaks with actress S. Epatha Merkerson, who hosts the series, and Derrica Wilson of the Black and Missing Foundation.
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