Whether they're running clinics, spreading the word in Congress, providing HIV education to underserved gay men or devising the best way for churches to confront HIV, these individuals are part of the driving force behind efforts to end the HIV epidemic in African-American communities. These profiles of their tireless work remind us that HIV is yet another burden that African Americans shall overcome.
|Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing|
|Leading Black AIDS Activist Says Knowledge and Testing Are Key to Beating HIV|
Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D.
|Q&A: Dr. Lisa Bowleg, Researcher on Stress, Sex and HIV Risk Among Straight Black Men|
|Long Way to Go in Helping African-American Women Battle HIV, Activist Says|
|Al Brown: Creating Mentors, Paying It Forward|
|Philadelphia Youth Advocate Tackles AIDS Denial|
|Youth Activist Brings HIV Prevention to an Urban Children's Hospital|
|An HIVer Finds Unique Ways to Educate Gay Men About HIV|
Dazon Dixon Diallo
|Dazon Dixon Diallo -- Sisterly Love at its Best|
|Not Enough Being Done to Counter African-American Myths About HIV, New York Advocate Says|
Congressman Chaka Fattah
|Congressman Chaka Fattah: Leader, Funder, Activist|
C. Virginia Fields
|Q&A: C. Virginia Fields, AIDS Movement Leader and Power Broker|
Joseph C. Gathe Jr., M.D.
|Q&A: Dr. Joseph Gathe, HIV-Treatment Specialist|
|Danny Glover's Labor of Love|
|Keith Green: Becoming a "Different Kind of Researcher" in Communities of Color|
Debbie Hagins, M.D.
|An Interview With Debbie Hagins, M.D., Clinical Director of a Ryan White Clinic in Georgia|
Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Ph.D.
|Q&A: Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Educator and HIV Expert|
|Health Workers Just Starting to Learn How HIV Impacts Blacks Differently, Nurse Practitioner Says|
|Q&A: Regina King, Actor and AIDS Activist|
|Black Congresswoman Calls for More Open Dialogue on Homosexuality and HIV|
|Black Churches Need to Play Stronger Role in Fighting HIV, Activist Urges||
Dr. Lisa Masterson
|Dr. Lisa Masterson: An Advocate for Maternal and Fetal Health|
J. Lawrence Miller
|Best Way for African Americans to Fight HIV Is One Person at a Time|
Rev. Jimmy Myers
|An Interview With Reverend Jimmy Myers|
|Naturi Naughton: Singer, Actor, Activist|
|Presidential Candidate Senator Barack Obama Gives Five-Point Plan for Fighting HIV|
|"Down Low" Is Not Just a Black Issue, Palm Springs Mayor Says||
|Improve the Glove, Spread the Love: How "b condoms" Is Changing the Condom Game|
|Michaela Pereira: On the Importance of Saying Something Significant|
Alvin Poussaint, M.D.
|Race Relations Expert Laments Poor Media Coverage of HIV, Homosexuality Among Blacks|
Beny Primm, M.D.
|Addiction Expert Urges Massive Education Campaigns for African Americans|
Sheryl Lee Ralph
|Diva Takes a Stand Against HIV/AIDS Ignorance|
Joseph Richardson, Ph.D.
|Q&A: Dr. Joseph Richardson, Expert in Health-Risk Reduction Among Youth Offenders|
Gil Robertson IV
|African Americans Tell Their Stories About HIV in a New Book|
|HIV Education for Pre-Teen Girls in Homeless Shelters|
H. Alexander Satorie-Robinson
|Civil Rights Leader Urges All African Americans With HIV to "Tell Your Truth"|
Rev. Edwin Sanders
|The Rev. Edwin Sanders: Ministering to "Whosoever They May Be"|
Rev. Kevin E. Taylor
|Through My Eyes: The Rev. Kevin E. Taylor|
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D.
|Paragon of African-American Medicine Cites Progress, and Concerns, on HIV Among Blacks|
Rev. Alberta Ware
|Taking AIDS Activism to African-American Churches|
|Black Community Is Not Talking Enough About HIV, Activist Leader Warns|
Gary Paul Wright
|HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans|
|Q&A: Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Legislator and Activist||
|Brian White: Actor, Author, Activist|
Michael Jai White
|Michael Jai White: Actor, Fighter, Educator|
|Articles About Sex Often Get Censored, African-American Journalist Says|
Gail Wyatt, Ph.D.
|Q&A: Dr. Gail Wyatt, Sex Therapist, Expert in Black Women's Sexuality|