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Mosaic of interviewees. In order clockwise from top left: Cederic Gum, Kehinde Bradmuse, Harriet McNeill, Lady Bug

African-Americans Living With HIV: Memo to Me

We asked African Americans living with HIV: If you could give advice to your younger self, what would you say?

Rep. Barbara Lee
Viewpoints

Ending HIV Stigma Takes Center Stage at Congressional Black Caucus Conference Panel Discussion

Ending the HIV epidemic in black communities is more than about health care, it's also about stomping out HIV stigma, according to experts and advocates who spoke at a recent panel discussion presented by the Congressional Black Caucus.

Sanjay Johnson
News

Sanjay Johnson Faces Prison Sentence in Arkansas HIV Crime Trial

Sanjay Johnson's attorney seeks to overturn state law, and even his accuser worries Johnson's potential sentence is too severe.

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Caribbean Americans

NYC's West Indian Day Parade Attracts Millions, but Few HIV Outreach Efforts

With mostly black attendees who are immigrants from the most impacted region on the globe outside sub-Saharan Africa, why is so little HIV outreach planned for this important weekend?

Nikko Briteramos
Personal Stories

Denied Service Because of His Status, Nikko Briteramos Wants to End HIV Stigma in Barbershops and Beyond

Nikko Briteramos just wanted a haircut. The rejection was especially acute because it had come from one of the few safe spaces he knew: the black man's barbershop.

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News

What HIV Activists Can Learn From a Failed Faith Leaders Meeting With Trump

Tips for activists to prepare for high-level meetings, on the heels of news about black ministers meeting with Trump on prison reform.

Elton John
Viewpoints

Why Elton John Owes Black People an Apology After AIDS 2018 Remarks

"I never would have imagined that on just the second day of the conference I would bear witness to the silencing of black gay men's voices and an affront to the experiences of black people across the diaspora -- perpetrated by none other than Elton J...

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Personal Stories

Milestones of a Mississippi Man

Just days before his 20th birthday, Antwan Matthews tested positive for HIV. It only took him a few hours to make the bold decision to not let his new status bring him down, and to use it to somehow help others.

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Viewpoints

BTAN Maryland Spreads the Word About HIV Criminalization

As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic is having on black lives, the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) in Maryland hosted the program "Exploring the Criminalization of HIV."

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News

In Stacey Abrams, HIV Advocates Could Finally Have an Ally in Georgia's Governor's Mansion

A pitched primary battle between two young, female candidates for a space atop the state's Democratic gubernatorial ticket has already garnered interest from the national media, and it should be on the radar of HIV advocates across the country as wel...