Milwaukee Residents Battle HIV/Syphilis Outbreak In City

Milwaukee Residents Battle HIV/Syphilis Outbreak In City

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 12, 2018

The city of Milwaukee is experiencing an HIV and Syphilis outbreak, the AIDS Research Center of Wisconsin confirmed. WTKR reports that at least 125... Read More

Girl Suspended After Reporting Being Repeatedly Raped by Peers

Girl Suspended After Reporting Being Repeatedly Raped by Peers

by Zahara Hill   Feb 13, 2018

A 14-year-old Florida girl is enduring a living nightmare. WSVN-TV reports that a ninth-grader at Miami Carol City Senior High School reported she was... Read More

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World AIDS Day: What You Should Know

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 01, 2017

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, and every year the nation dedicates the day to spreading awareness about the disease. The disease is spread... Read More

Positive Romance: 5 Black Dating Sites for Those Living with HIV

Positive Romance: 5 Black Dating Sites for Those Living with HIV

by #teamEBONY   Apr 11, 2017

African-Americans are the most affected by HIV in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2015, Black people... Read More

#KnowYourStatus: ‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis on Black HIV Awareness

#KnowYourStatus: ‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis on Black HIV Awareness

by Sylvia Snowden   Feb 07, 2017

Sure, he left Issa (and that Best Buy t-shirt) hanging on HBO’s smash hit Insecure. In real life, though, actor Jay Ellis is a... Read More

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

by Glamazon Tyomi   Dec 01, 2016

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   Sep 19, 2016

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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Stop Saying Eddie Long Has HIV, It Puts Us All At Risk

by George Johnson   Sep 12, 2016

Last Thursday on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Sherri Shepherd led the usual hot topics segment. Despite the current presidential race, or the debate... Read More

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

by Linda Villarosa   Jun 22, 2016

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

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

by Phill Wilson   Jun 10, 2016

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