Rod McCullom

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New Data Shows HIV Positive Blacks Less Likely to Stay in Care

New data released last week on the 14th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day underscores…

A “Breakthrough” in AIDS Vaccine Research?

It’s been more than 30 years since the start of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic that…

[ENOUGH] Black Teachers Hit Hardest by Chicago School Layoffs

Chicago Public Schools have laid off thousands of employees and teachers in the latest rounds…

[ENOUGH] CPS Calls for New Charter Schools Despite Closures and Budget Cuts

Chicago Public Schools has issued a call for new charter schools only months after what…

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most seminal moments in American history: …

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater…But They Should Have

Jay Z and Beyoncé are not investing in a landmark Chicago theater. That’s the bad…

Time for “A Real Conversation” on HIV/AIDS and Blacks

Today is the 18th Annual National HIV Testing Day. The day was first observed on…

[ENOUGH]Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

Finally, some good news on homicides in Chicago. After a bloody 2012 that drew international…

FAMU Hazing Death Update: House Arrest, Probation and No Jail Time for First Defendants Sentenced

There are new developments in the case of Robert Champion, the 26-year-old Florida A&M University…

Jason Collins Has “Reframed the Conversation” Around Sports, Blacks and Homophobia

In recent months, the biggest question across the sports world has not been “if” a…