Fr. Pfleger asks for equal attention to be given to the dozens of Black women who are missing in Chicago that has been given to Gabby Petito

Chicago's Afternoon News

This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021. The couple was pulled over while they were having an emotional fight. Petito was reported missing by her family a month later and is now the subject of a nationwide search. (The Moab Police Department via AP)

Social activist and long-time Pastor of St. Sabina Church, Fr. Michael Pfleger joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why after national news coverage of the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito, equal attention should be given to the dozens of Black women who are missing in Chicago.

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