An Instagram post announcing that 14 black girls went missing in D.C. within a 24-hour period sent people into a tizzy. Celebrities such as Taraji P. Henson, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union began posting about the missing Black girls in D.C. Soon, the Congressional Black Caucus was involved and called for the FBI to investigate. That's not all. Press conferences were held and demands made for authorities to pay more attention to the plight of missing black women in D.C. Problem was, the information was incorrect.


The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]

CONYERS, Ga. — Funeral services were held for North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes, who went missing while visiting a relative in Baltimore. Her body was found unclothed in a Maryland river on April 20, over three months after she vanished from a relative’s apartment. The Root reports: Barnes’ funeral was held at Springfield Baptist Church […] is reporting that two bodies have been found in Susquehanna River and one of them is the body of missing teen Phylicia Barnes. Originally from North Carolina, Barnes was in Baltimore visiting family when she came up missing on December, 28, 2010. Her disappearance  has received national attention and  over the last few months […]

They also discussed the Oscar  not nominating a black actor or actress.The Phylicia Barnes case and other missing black women. Lastly their responsiblity and the evolution of the black women.   “B-More Connected” linking young adults to information regarding important issues in politicks, entertainment and daily life skills. The show can be heard live Saturdays from 2pm-3pm on Baltimore’s […]

North Carolina– The mother of a missing 17-year-old honor student from North Carolina said she was stunned to learn that “20 different guys” passed through the home where the girl was staying and that the girl was allowed to drink alcohol while visiting family in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE, MD — The FBI is now in on the search to find a missing teen from our state. Phylicia Barnes was reported missing last week while she was in Baltimore to visit family. Barnes, who is from Monroe, North Carolina, left the apartment she was staying at on December 28 to get something to […]

via: Baltimore Sun Baltimore Police and the FBI are in day nine of their search to bring North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes home. The honor student came to Baltimore to visit family for the holidays and hasn’t been seen since. Barnes reportedly walked outside of the apartment where she was visiting an older sister around […]