Author: Erika Marie

Dark. Lovely. Journalist. Activist. Abolitionist. Diviner. Storyteller. Poet. OurBlackGirls.com | Urbanesh.com Insta: @earthtoerikamarie | Twitter: @EarthToErika

MISSING [10/31/2018] — Patricia Ann Queen Vanished From D.C. On Halloween

The city of Washington, D.C. was in the Halloween spirit on October 31, 2018. Kids were trick-or-treating and adults were enjoying themed parties, but no one expected that morning would be the last time anyone contacted 64-year-old Patricia Ann Queen. Continue reading “MISSING [10/31/2018] — Patricia Ann Queen Vanished From D.C. On Halloween”

MURDER [12/27/2019] — Jennifer Ebichi Was Pregnant When Her Brother Allegedly Stabbed Her To Death

There was a time when Michael Egwuagu, 25, was at the top of his game. The former University of Texas-San Antonio football player, the defense captain affectionately known as “Egg,” was dedicated to the work he put in on the field. Now, he stands accused of murdering his sister. Continue reading “MURDER [12/27/2019] — Jennifer Ebichi Was Pregnant When Her Brother Allegedly Stabbed Her To Death”

MISSING [07/22/1993] — 10-Year-Old Shakeima Ann Cabbagestalk’s Stepfather Was Convicted Of Her Murder

Shirley Harmon was worried. Her 10-year-old daughter, Shakeima Ann Cabbagestalk, didn’t come home, so she called her mother, Clara Cabbagestalk, to check if the young girl had spent the night at her grandmother’s house. When Clara told her no, Shirley contacted the authorities. According to Clara, the last time she saw Shakeima was on July 22, 1993, playing in her front yard. Clara would later testify that when she looked outside to check on Shakeima, her granddaughter was gone. Continue reading “MISSING [07/22/1993] — 10-Year-Old Shakeima Ann Cabbagestalk’s Stepfather Was Convicted Of Her Murder”