World Aids Day

World’s AIDS Day, which was Dec. 1, may have come and gone. This startling statistic remains a reality, however: African Americans are only 13% of the U.S.…

On the eve of the 25th World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama expressed hope, proclaiming that an “AIDS-free generation is within our reach.” RELATED:  Young…

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December 1st is World AIDS Day. What will you do on World AIDS Day?  Will you wear a red ribbon, wear red, go get tested, or take someone else to go get tested? As all of these are important to help raise awareness and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, its important to educate. World AIDS Day […]

In his 2005 hit, “Heard Em’ Say,” Kanye West rhymed: “And I know the government administered AIDS/ So I guess we just pray like the minister say.” Kanye’s not the only black person who believes the Feds are behind this devastating disease. The Rand Corporation reported in a study that, of the 500 black participants […]

President Obama pledged to help 6 million people in countries hardest hit by HIV, by helping to provide greater access to antiretroviral drugs by the end of 2013 during a World AIDS Day event in Washington, The Daily Beast reports. RELATED: AIDS DAY Powerfully Personal for Larger-Than-Life Alvin Ailey During his remarks, Obama stressed that […]

In 2006 William Brawner revealed in a magazine article that he had AIDS. The news shocked his friend and former Howard University classmates. Brawner was somewhat of a ladies man and was so in denial of his status that he often practiced unprotected sex. SEE ALSO: World Records Broken In 2011 Now he is on […]

In recognition of World AIDS Day, President Obama will speak, at an event hosted by the ONE Campaign and (RED). World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1. This year’s theme is “Leading with Science, Uniting for Action”. Learn more here. FREE HIV/AIDS testing is being offered today. The Health Department will provide […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials said Thursday they are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus, an aggressive move that has been shown to prolong life and stem the spread of the disease. Standard practice has been to have patients put […]