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why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

6months till 6years hiv testing. Anoher incident pls help

Hi Dr.Bob, Do u remember me,I'm not Josh(haha). Firstly, pls forgive my poor English agn. My... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Young People Help Make a Movie About Blacks and HIV/AIDS

...in a film project dealing with HIV. Tamira, who considered herself a nerd, had dreams that reached beyond her struggling, all-Black Westinghouse High School, located in one of Pittsburgh's poorest neighborhoods. Scores of her peers declined to... Read more »
The Body

Reaching the Right People With the Right Tools for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. I recently had a conversation with LaMont " Montee " Evans of Healthy Black Communities to talk about plans for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) . On February 7, 2010, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates in Georgia Discuss Need for Improved Outreach Efforts, Particularly Those for Blacks, Rural Residents, Young People

...advocates in Georgia have become concerned that "[o]ld messages geared to urban, white, gay men simply don't resonate with many" black, rural, women and young people, who now are the "new face" of HIV/AIDS in the state, the Atlanta ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black AIDS Institute Honors 10 People for Contributions in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...one of 10 people to be honored for their contributions in the fight against HIV/AIDS on Friday in Hollywood, Calif., at the Black AIDS Institute 's fourth annual 2004 Heroes in the Struggle awards. American Urban Radio Networks four years ago... Read more »
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THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...DENIAL,ITS A GAY WHITE MAN"S DISEASE,STIGMA ,HYPOCRTICAL BLACK LEADERS: JESSE JACKSON AND AL SHARPTON COME TO MIND! THE BLACK CHURCH:YOU"RE A SINNER THATS WHY YOU HAVE IT! APATHY OF THE WHOLE Read more »

Need some encouragement

Posted by dakotalagrange, 9 Replies
...that I need some real words of encouragement. I am going through my day having a hard time reconnecting with that powerful person that I know that I can be. I have always gone through my life with the idea that HIV may eventually take my... Read more »

spoken word poets, Emcess

Posted by Keya
...anyone want to talk about living with the stigma also I am a person who is also who is a person of color, African-American or Black idenity, a women, and questioning sexual idenity... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Wolitski said in a telephone interview. The CDC report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the... Read more »