Romona Moore might have been saved had a missing persons report been taken seriously, and the report might have been taken more seriously had the missing girl been white.
Instead her worried mother was told, "Lady, why are you calling here? Your daughter is 21. These officers should not have taken the report in the first place."
The family has now filed a lawsuit against the NYPD, alleging that their daughter and other Black victims have been denied equal protection under the law. What About Our Daughters covers the whole tragic story in detail.