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The Silence, and Death, of Haitian Americans and HIV

"Sometimes the vulnerabilities we see in each other scare us because we know that it could be us," Shani Akilah Robin writes. "The response to this cannot be distance. We desperately need to walk toward each other."

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As Race and Privilege Take Center Stage in HIV Community, a Call for Listening and Allyship

A recent academy on HIV criminalization centered the voices and demands of people with HIV. But, as a microcosm of the diverse HIV community, it also challenged participants to practice the art of listening.

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Black Lives, Heath Care Justice, HIV Stigma -- and Beyoncé's Lemonade!

Our fierce contributor Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad interviews the equally fierce Chicago HIV/AIDS and racial/social justice organizer Maximillian Boykin.

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Why Do People Still Think Magic Johnson Doesn't Have HIV?

Kellee Terrell empathizes with that little voice in your mind that wants to believe Magic is cured or AIDS is manmade. But if we don't surrender to science, she says, the ones we hurt are ourselves.

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HIV/AIDS in Black America four faces

We have been bombarded with images and media attention blaming the "down-low brotha" -- the closeted gay man who sleeps with both men and women -- for the AIDS epidemic in black America. But these HIV/AIDS advocates from across the U.S. know what's really to blame.

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Up Close & Personal

Waheedah Shabazz-El Finds Spiritual Freedom as a Muslim Woman With HIV

"This is spiritual work, and I feel as if I am spiritually guided," explains Shabazz-El of the U.S. Positive Women's Network (PWN). "My story is one where God has purposely placed people in my life."

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Special Report HIV & Me: An African American's Guide to Living With HIV

HIV & Me: An African American's Guide to Living With HIV

This easy-to-read guide from provides the basics of living with HIV and taking HIV meds.

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