Zinah Jennings

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Where's Amir? Missing Boy's Case Gets Scant Notice

His mother is sent to prison but won't say what happened to him

(Newser) - A long-held criticism of the media is that stories about missing white kids get big play in contrast to those about missing minority kids. The case of 18-month Amir Jennings, an African-American from South Carolina, is the latest case in point. He hasn't been seen since November, and his... More »

SC Mom Gets 10 Years Over Missing Son

It's not clear whether toddler is still alive

(Newser) - A South Carolina mother was sentenced to the maximum of 10 years in prison today for refusing to tell authorities where her missing toddler has gone. Zinah Jennings, 23, showed no emotion as the verdict of guilty of unlawful conduct was read in court. Jennings' son, Amir, was 18 months... More »

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