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Milestones of a Mississippi Man

A College Student From the South and His Quest to Become a Force for Change

    Antwan Matthews
    Antwan Matthews, a recipient of the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship program, speaks during the World AIDS Day 2017 event at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San FranciscoPositively Aware
    "At this time, I am who I am and I like what I like." He finds that most people who are in his life today respect him for who he is. "At the start, it was rocky, but with time, people began to grasp who I am."
    David Durán

    David Durán


    David Duran is a freelance journalist and writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow him on Twitter at @mrdavidduran.

    Positively Aware

    Positively Aware


    Positively Aware, published by Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago, provides accurate, up-to-date treatment information for people living with HIV and their caregivers.