“They’re not treating you like a human being or someone who has a son and loved ones, careers, and dreams. You’re just a Black statistic to them. And that is so painful.”
Here are eight things that non-Black allies in the HIV community can do to support their Black friends and colleagues over the long run.
People with HIV were already subject to a range of medical, mental health, and psychosocial challenges before the pandemic. The pandemic itself has exacerbated many of these challenges.
Until we take this opportunity to define how much essential workers matter, cards, prayers, good thoughts, parades, and big coffees will not move their rights forward.
Black people are left to die so that the American dream can continue to thrive.
The popular drama on OWN doesn’t even get the basics of HIV right.
There are no monsters, just viruses.
As we remember the 39th anniversary of this landmark news story on the unfolding of the HIV pandemic, we must correct the record.
Louisiana authorities continue to find ways to criminalize Black communities rather than provide for their health and safety.
Craig Washington argues we must create a new paradigm after COVID-19 where racial disparities aren’t the default reality.