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Press Release

The Black AIDS Institute Congratulates President Obama for Implementing New Measures to End the AIDS Epidemic in America

December 1, 2011

Today, World AIDS Day 2011, the Black AIDS Institute congratulates President Obama for continuing to fulfill his commitment to create an "AIDS-free generation" by making several significant commitments to move us closer to ending the domestic epidemic.

First, President Obama acknowledged "the fight is not over -- not by a long shot" and that we must persist with our efforts domestically, including in Black America. "When new infections among young Black gay men increase by nearly 50 percent in 3 years, we need to do more to show them that their lives matter. When Latinos are dying sooner than other groups, and when Black women feel forgotten, even though they account for most of the new cases among women, then we've got to do more," he said. We agree.

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