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Media Coverage Fails

It’s Just Black and White

Missing white women, like Gabrielle Petito, are big news; missing women of color are no news at all. Even in death, the color of your skin matters. Mass shootings in white suburbia are big news; the same events in poor, predominantly black areas, are not.

Petito’s body was discovered in Wyoming this week and she is believed to have been murdered by her boyfriend. The…