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Video and Photos: Haiti Earthquake Anniversary March and Rally in NYC

With tears literally frozen to their faces, hundreds of Haitians and their allies marched through Manhattan today, marking the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti last January.

"One year later, with all the people walking th...

By Julie Turkewitz and Olivia G. Ford for Housing Works

After Haiti HIV Slur, NYC's HOT 97 Makes Amends

Cipha Sounds, the DJ who inflamed the New York Haitian community after an on-air statement about Haitian women and HIV, is back on HOT 97 after a brief suspension.

"He lost family members to HIV," said Ebro Darden, vice president of programming for ...

By Julie Turkewitz and Olivia G. Ford for Housing Works

New York City Radio DJ Suspended After HIV Remark: A Blog Entry by Warren Tong

New York City radio station Hot 97 has indefinitely suspended one of its DJs, Cipha Sounds, following outrage over a controversial joke he made on the air on Dec. 17. During his morning show last Friday, Cipha Sounds, whose real name is Luis Diaz, t...

By Warren Tong

Following On-Air Slur, Haitian Community and Allies Blast HOT 97 Outside Studio

A coalition of Haitian community groups, AIDS activists and politicians are calling for the immediate termination of HOT 97 DJ Luis Diaz following a disparaging radio statement he made about Haitian women on Friday.

"Use your airwaves to educate, no...

By Julie Turkewitz and Olivia G. Ford for Housing Works

Goosby to Ask Haiti to Give Haitians With AIDS a Seat at the Table

Boucicault (right) and translator and Nadine Juste-Beckles.

At a meeting on Tuesday, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Dr. Eric Goosby said that he would speak to the Haitian government about involving Haitians living with HIV/AIDS in the rebuilding of t...

By Housing Works

UN and UNAIDS Must Address Needs of Haitians With HIV/AIDS

The disaster in Haiti continues to unfold even as the world's attention begins to shift. Chile suffered a much larger earthquake than Haiti's this weekend that spawned fears of a tsunami throughout the Pacific. Yet there has apparently been far less ...

By Charles King for Housing Works

Danny Glover's Labor of Love

As the rest of the world watched Haiti begin its arduous climb out of the chaos of January's catastrophic earthquake, veteran actor, humanitarian and Black AIDS Institute board member Danny Glover took one look at all the developments and shook his...

By Tomika Anderson for The Black AIDS Institute

Charles King Blogs From Haiti

The UN Responds to Calls for Haiti AIDS Strategy, but Activists Are SkepticalMarch 2, 2010There's nothing like a call for a demonstration to get action. Yesterday, following our conversation about making good on the threat Edner made at the last HIV ...

Fourteen From Haiti AIDS Group Among Dead

Fourteen men who were counselors or clients of SEROvie, Haiti's largest organization aiding HIV-positive gay and transgender people, were killed in last week's earthquake, according to the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. SEROvi...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV/AIDS Clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Hit Hard by Earthquake; How You Can Help: A Blog Entry by Myles Helfand

A quick note on some HIV/AIDS-related news trickling out of Haiti in the aftermath of this week's devastating earthquake: A key HIV/AIDS clinic in Haiti, the GHESKIO facility in Port-au-Prince, has been severely damaged but most of its staff is accou...

By Myles Helfand