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13 Moments in Black Celebrity HIV/AIDS Activism

February 7, 2013

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Hill Harper

Hill Harper Fulfills His Destiny (2006)

Hill Harper is a film and television actor best known for his work on CSI: NY. He received the Heroes in the Struggle Award from the Black AIDS Institute in 2007. Prior to that, Harper played a prisoner with AIDS in the 2000 film The Visit .

In 2006, he wrote a book about the way HIV/AIDS affects the black community entitled Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny. Written as a series of letters to teenagers in the black community who need guidance, the idea came as a response to the many letters and emails he received from young people as he toured the country to speak in high schools and colleges.





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