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I will never forget the day I was diagnosed. I was living in Richmond Virginia and working for my alma mater in the office of Student Accounts. I hadn’t been feeling well since my 25th birthday which had been a few weeks prior and deep inside I felt I knew what it was. Being a […]

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  Danai Gurira may be best-known for playing Okoye, a fierce woman warrior in Black Panther but in real life, the actress’ plight to eradicate HIV/AIDS in our lifetimes is just as intense. She has been an advocate and activist since the beginning of her career and continues to inspire and educate others on the […]

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Coming off the heels of the 2018 midterm elections, we’ll observe World AIDS Day on Saturday. We celebrated historic wins this November, electing black and LGBTQIA leaders to offices up and down the ballot. We have come so very far from where we were 30 years ago when World AIDS Day was first established, but black…

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In recognition of #WAD2017, the National Black Justice Coalition’s Director of Public Policy, Isaiah Wilson, penned a passionate call to action for Black America to take up the fight to end HIV/AIDS in the Black community. My Story and Our Story As a Black gay man living with HIV and born in the late 1980s, […]

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We have learned a lot about HIV/AIDS since the disease started to get attention in the early 1980s. But with roughly 50,000 new cases of HIV infection each year in the United States, it is clear there is more work to be done. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), African-Americans make […]

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Two days before Thanksgiving 2016, Maria Davis was riding around New York with a vehicle full of groceries delivering food items to needy families in Harlem and the Bronx. “I give out 60 turkeys. Just to give somebody a turkey — to me, that’s not enough,” Davis said. “I provide the macaroni, the cheese, the […]

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In 2009, a reported 33.3 million people were living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. Although more are living longer, the fight must continue. So legendary singer Patti LaBelle — a well-known HIV/AIDS awareness advocate — joined other artists as a headlining act at the Keep The Promise concert on Wednesday in Los Angeles. LaBelle believes the fight […]

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On Nov. 29, 2016, several activists, leaders, and professionals in the field were invited to the White House to attend the final World AIDS Day event under the Obama Administration. The energy of the room shifted multiple times throughout the conversation from one of grief, pain, and sorrow to one of empowerment, joy, and a […]

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A total of 35 million people worldwide are living with HIV or AIDS, and in […]

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Monday, Dec. 1, will be World AIDS Day, an annual day designated to commemorate the […]

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Rev. Anthony Lee, pastor at the Community of Hope church in Washington D.C., is tackling the subject of HIV/AIDS and taking a stand in the pulpit that many pastors might choose to shy away from...

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