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Thanks to a series of viral tweets, the world has learned the names of 10 women of color who disappeared from the Washington, D.C. area over the past 10 days.
Twitter user @BlackMarvelGirl tweeted out photos and information about 8 Black girls who were reported missing in the last week on Sunday night. @BlackMarvelGirl’s tweets gained traction receiving 35,000 retweets in 12 hours,
reports. Teen Vogue
The stream of tweets illuminated the erasure of missing women of color from major media outlets.
, 13-year-old Jacqueline Lassey , 15-year-old Yahshaiyah Enoch , 15-year-old Antwan Jordan , 15-year-old Juliana Otero , 13-year-old Dashann Trikia Wallace , 15-year-old Aniya McNeil , 16-year-old Dayanna White , and 15-year-old Talisha Coles are all still missing. Morgan Richardson
If you have any information on the location of the missing teens, call the Washington, D.C. police department at 202-727-9099.
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