Huffington Post: 25 Years Fighting HIV/AIDS in Minority Communities
June 5, 2012
The month of June holds special significance in the history of America's HIV/AIDS epidemic. In June of 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first known cases of what would later become known as AIDS. Thirty-one years later, the U.S. Supreme Court will make history again, when it releases its decision this month in a series of challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The impact of the Court's decision on our decades-long battle against the HIV/AIDS epidemic cannot be over stated. June also marks an important milestone in the development of a minority-driven response to the epidemic, especially its toll on communities of color. Twenty five years ago this month, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) officially opened its doors.View Full Article
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