Prison

How the Racial Differences in Prison Deaths Illustrate Inmate Afflictions

by Yolanda Martinez / The Marshall Project

New data released last month from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows a stark difference in how White and Black inmates are dying in the... Read More

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

by Glamazon Tyomi

Every year on December 1st the Earth’s nations assemble to observe World AIDS Day, a global health day established to bring people together in the... Read More

Reality Check: Do We Really Care About HIV?

Reality Check: Do We Really Care About HIV?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Full disclosure. I am HIV-negative. Thankfully, I can say that I do not have to take several pills a day to survive. I am... Read More

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35 Years After the AIDS Epidemic Began, It’s Devastating the South

by Linda Villarosa

This month the AIDS epidemic turns 35. Though things have changed dramatically, turning an HIV diagnosis from a death sentence to a manageable illness,... Read More

Phill Wilson

Phill Wilson Is Fighting to End the AIDS Epidemic in the Black Community

by Phill Wilson

Thirty-five years ago this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first report of the disease that would later be known... Read More

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

by C. Virginia Fields

Last month President Barack Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union address, “Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of... Read More

Faces of HIV: Sounding Off for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day [Photos]

Faces of HIV: Sounding Off for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day [Photos]

by #teamEBONY

We're more than 35 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and we have learned so much about this preventable, yet deadly disease. HIV/AIDS isn't just... Read More

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Why HIV/AIDS is Both a Public Health and a Civil Rights Issue

by C. Virginia Fields

Since the first cases of AIDS were reported more than three decades ago, the medical community has made significant progress in prevention and treatment... Read More

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

by Terrence Chappell

Last month, a new study conducted by the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco found that 100% of study participants taking the HIV... Read More

The Sexpert's In: Dr. Rachel Gives Her Best Advice

The Sexpert's In:
Dr. Rachael Gives Her Best Advice

by Demetria Irwin

Dr. Rachael Ross, better known as Dr. Rachael, offers up practical, professional advice as a medical doctor and a sexologist, but in a way... Read More