How Many Black People Have Aids
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South African President Verbally Attacks White People Who Say AIDS Linked to Black Africans' Race, Alleged Risky BehaviorSouth African President Thabo Mbeki has created a "race row" by verbally attacking white people who link HIV/AIDS to the alleged "promiscuous and predatory behavior" of black Africans, London's Guardian reports (Carroll, Guardian , 10/26). While... Read more »
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North Shore University HospitalThanks 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 this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic infection. HIV takes... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineChanges in the skin are a concern for all of us regardless of whether or not we have underlying health problems. You raise two different issues in your question. Let's talk about these "black spots" first.There are many different... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I suppose if you look hard enough, you can find an article on the Web that says just about anything. This particular conspiracy theory has been floating around for quite some time and has as much credibility as Fox News reporting on WMD's... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineThe Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.
Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »
Posted by paula5122, 1 ReplyHow do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black community Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesJust 4 months ago I found out I have gone to full blown status after being HIV positive for an estimate of 13 years. Considering I am only in my early 30's. So I have lost out on so much in life yet I have gained alot. Im a professional african... Read more »
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