By Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent
(NNPA) – According to statistics released by the FBI this month, more than four Black women and girls were murdered each day in the United States in 2020.
The uniformed crime reporting statistics revealed that those startling numbers were a sharp increase from 2019.
The FBI said it recorded at least 405 additional murders of Black women and girls, but reports have strongly suggested that the number represents an undercount.
Those reports don’t surprise or comfort victims’ families but only serve as another reminder about the lack of value attached to the lives of Black females.
“There’s been no justice,” stated Claumisha Reed, whose daughter Zymia Joyner was shot and killed last year.
A little more than one month before her 20th birthday, Zymia and 19-year-old Rashard Waldo were shot by an unknown assailant in the 3100 block
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