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Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention.

NewsOne has partnered with the Black and Missing Foundation and TV One to focus on the crisis of missing African Americans.

To be a part of the solution, NewsOne will profile a missing person weekly and provide tips about how to keep your loved ones safe and what to do if someone goes missing, while TV One‘s newest show, “Find Our Missing,” hosted by award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson, tells these stories in visual form.

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1505ATiara Moore

Case Type: Endangered

Date of Birth: January 1, 2000

Missing Date: March 05, 2013

Age Now: 13

Missing City: Detroit

Missing State: Michigan

Gender: Female

Race: Black

Complexion: Medium

Height: 4-11

Weight: 100

Hair Color: Black

Hair Length: Shoulder Length

Eye Color: Brown

Wear Glasses or Contacts: No

Location Last Seen: Police say Tiara Moore was last heard from on March 5th around 11 a.m., when she made contact with a family member via text message while on the 12100-block of Stringham Ctr. There has been no communication with the missing 13-year-old since that time.

Circumstances of Disappearance: Unknown.

Last Seen Wearing: She was last seen wearing a pink sweatshirt with a hood, a thin black jacket, and pierced ears.

Identifying Marks or Characteristics: She has braided brown hair with curly ends.

If you’ve seen Tiara Moore or have information regarding her whereabouts, please contact Detroit Police at (313) 596-1340 or the Black and Missing Foundation’s confidential Tip Line.

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