Radio docuseries on missing girls, women in Chicago to air this week

'The Invisible Ones: Voices of the Missing' to air Monday through Friday; Candace McCollum is producing, hosting

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Sunday, November 28, 2021
Radio docuseries on missing Black women, girls to air this week
WVON Radio will air a docuseries on missing women and girls in Chicago this week. Candace McCollum is producing and hosting.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- WVON Radio is airing a five-part docuseries highlighting some of the stories of 51 missing Black women and girls.

"The Invisible Ones: Voices of the Missing" is produced and hosted by WVON anchor Candace McCollum and explores the disparities in the investigations and coverage of these victims.

The 51 cases involve woman and girls who have gone missing, or have been found dead after being reported missing in Chicago, over the past 20 years.

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McCollum says "I sought to humanize many of these women whose names we never knew. I cannot name one Black woman whose name is etched in the psyche of America because she went missing."

The series will air on WVON from Monday through Friday at 6:50 a.m., 10:50 a.m., 4:50 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.