The Missing Persons Project was recently announced in Chicago as community activists and family members plead with law enforcement to provide more information on the dozens of Black women killed in the city.

The "Unforgotten 51," as a community activist refers to the women as, have each been brutally killed in Chicago over a span of 20 years. Now, leaders and organizers are demanding local officials do more to uncover the truth about their disappearance and deaths. 

Here are five things you should know about the women: