Published in


American Media’s Obsession With Missing White Women Pushes Women of Color Further in The Margins

Here’s an idea: Let’s focus on finding them all. Every single one.

A teddy bear sits next to a flyer asking for the return of Gabby Petito, who is missing. Image: Getty

The sad story of Gabby Petito’s disappearance resurrects a timely and much-needed discussion about the inequity of media coverage when it comes to missing women and girls of color. And that…




A publication from Medium that centers the stories, poetry, essays and thoughts of women of color.

Recommended from Medium

How the Masters of the Universe Win

Introvert Or Extrovert? Here’s Another Way To Think About Your Personality

The past, present and potential future of handshakes

What Are Emotions? 2 steps to relearning what they are and how to manage them.

Superhuman Sixth Sense

Why giving advice to other people is easier than applying it to ourselves

Video games are our savior or our destroyer

What is availability heuristic?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

More from Medium

The Good, the Bad, the Odd: Stories That Impacted People of Color in 2021

Emily In Paris Cannot Be Racist Against A Literal Imperialist Power

A picture of the eiffel tower from across a body of water

Artificial intelligence improves, deepfake risks continue

Nothing is simply black and white — save in the minds of bigots