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10 Stories to Watch in 2012, Part 2

January 11, 2012

The second of a two-part series about the stories to keep your eyes on during 2012. To read the first five stories covered in Part 1, go here.

A significant uptick in activity is taking place among Black organizations doing grassroots organizing to end the Black HIV/AIDS epidemic. Building on the work of Act Against AIDS and other initiatives, groups such as the Black Treatment Advocates Network, Black Gay Men's Network, National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Coalition and National Black Justice Coalition are mobilizing communities nationwide. With marketing campaigns such as Testing Makes Us Stronger

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Visit Black AIDS Institute's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
See Also
10 Stories to Watch in 2012, Part 1
More on HIV Treatment in the Developing World
More News on Global HIV/AIDS

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Comment by: Paul (Sussex, England) Thu., Jan. 19, 2012 at 5:03 pm EST
Point 10 is a clear reminder that ignorance accentuates the stigma that HIV sufferers experience. Whenever I have faced HIV discrimination it has been due to poor education, ignorance and arrogance. I accept having to scorn the occasional person I may have the misfortune to meet but a whole state? It is a stain on your country in my opinion.
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