Latest by Khafre Abif

HIV and Fatherhood

Excerpts from a collection of journal letters written by an HIV-positive father to his son chronicling the lessons of life he has learned in his journey with HIV.

By Khafre Abif for HIVE

We're Still Here, Graying With HIV -- and We Must Bear Witness

"I believe the lived experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS are important," writes long-term survivor Khafre Abif. He issues a moving call for people over 50 to contribute their stories to an upcoming anthology.

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My Sister, My Sister: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, blogger and editor Khafre Abif shares a poem from his book Cornbread, Fish and Collard Greens.

By Khafre Abif

A Poem of Celebration for National HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"You are the brave who do not break / Sitting in the waiting room, / You are the brave who do not break. / 'This is it, I'm HIV positive.'"

By Khafre Abif

Where Is All the Outrage About HIV Among Youth? A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"Educate our youth, communicate with our youth, and don't throw any of our youth away. That includes our young men of color who have sex with men."

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"We Still Don't Get It": A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"Black people must take charge of their lives and the lives of their children and youth. We cannot sit around wringing our hands and shaking our heads and talking."

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Call My Name: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"Right now there are not enough [AIDS Memorial Quilt panels] made by and for the African-American community to meet the demand for the request for their display," our blogger Khafre Abif writes. "Without your stories, The Quilt cannot do its job of o...

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Activism and Its Consequences: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

It has been some time since my last blog entry. I must apologize to those of you who have been following me. The last three months have been the most challenging time I have had in years. I have to share with you all that in November 2009 I decided t...

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Dear HIV: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"There have been many continuous struggles that I had to face and overcome. After I told on you, I didn't have to face those struggles alone. I recognized that you thrive, live and have power in fear and isolation."

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The POWER of WORDS: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif

"Cornbread, Fish and Collard Greens: Prayers, Poems & Affirmation for People Living with HIV/AIDS has received submissions from Africa, America, Europe, and South America. ... Share the campaign with your family, friends and your social network. Al...

By Khafre Abif