Celebs Share Outrage Over #MissingDCGirls Mystery But What’s Really Going On???

If you’re all over social media like we are, you may have seen people sharing the story about the #MissingDCgirls this week.

Several black and Latina teens are missing in the Washington, D.C. area, and it isn’t even making national news.

A few celebrities have even gotten swept up in the case, which has some sharing theories about human trafficking and the media turning a blind eye. Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond wrote a letter to the DOJ and FBI demanding action.

So what’s really going on?

According to Metropolitan Police data, 501 cases of

But there is a real problem here.

The National Crime Information Center reports there are 170,899 missing black minors in the U.S. That’s a truly shocking number, and one law enforcement at all levels should be working to decrease.

(BTW, Hispanic missing children don’t get their own statistic; it’s combined with the Caucasian number.)

Here are some of the messages celebrities have shared since hearing about all this:

These girls matter, too #FindOurGirls #DCAmberAlertA post shared by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:57am PDT

#Repost @fabulouslyfaithful_ #missing #amberalert #missingblackgirls #dc #reportourownnewsA post shared by taraji p henson (@tarajiphenson) on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:26am PDT

Repost!!!!A post shared by TIP (@troubleman31) on Mar 23, 2017 at 1:36pm PDT

One thing is for sure. This is ALL more important than Tom Brady‘s jersey.

[Image via DC Metropolitan Police Department/Twitter.]

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