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Tag: HIV/AIDS

NAACP Leader Was A Giant Among Men

Posted: 30 July, 2012 at 3:52 pm   /   Headline, Justice

Heroes sometimes relinquish their immortal status and become human. Once they become human they become mortal like the rest of us and end up succumbing to fleshly beginnings and endings. But in between, those men and women who validate their existence here on earth by saving lives and dedicate themselves to helping others, fill a […]

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Black Stars Vocal in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Posted: 8 February, 2012 at 6:23 pm   /   Headline, Social

Black celebrities appear to be going all out in the fight against HIV/AIDS. By these individuals lending their names through various outlets combating this pandemic, these black stars are putting up instead of shutting up in this global battle to save lives. Soul songstress Mary J. Blige is one of those stars. Blige, who have […]

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Obama Speaks Out on AIDS

Posted: 5 December, 2011 at 3:52 pm   /   Headline, Social

If you go back and look at the themes of past World AIDS Days, if you read them one after another, you’ll see the story of how the human race has confronted one of the most devastating pandemics in our history. You’ll see that in those early years – when we started losing good men […]

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Why is the Black Community Still Contracting HIV?

Posted: 2 December, 2011 at 2:33 pm   /   Headline, Perspective, Social

  Op-Ed By Cleo Manago Washington, DC – As a first-hand eyewitness to the rising of America’s Black HIV/AIDS industry, starting in the mid 1980s, this topic is very poignant to me.  Almost 30 years ago, based on Black AIDS programs observed, I literally predicted that HIV would likely be in our communities for an […]

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History of AIDS in Black America Report Released

Posted: 2 June, 2011 at 9:26 pm   /   Headline, Social

The Black AIDS Institute, have issued their latest report on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Black AIDS Institute, the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people, has issued a report on the 30 years in which HIV/AIDS have affected Black Americans.  The report, “30 years is Enuf: the History of the AIDS Epidemic […]

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HIV/AIDS Rates a Cause for Alarm for Black Americans

Posted: 7 February, 2011 at 11:44 pm   /   Showbiz!, Social

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2011/ The Black AIDS Institute (“BAI”), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the United States, released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, Deciding Moment.   The news isn’t good for Black Americans. The numbers coming from this report are both staggering […]

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Epidemic of HIV Requires National Mobilization, Officials Warn

Posted: 18 November, 2010 at 4:32 pm   /   Headline, Social

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With projections that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection rates are increasing in some populations, former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop — who charted the nation’s policies on HIV/AIDS following the first deaths from AIDS in 1981 — today issued a stern warning to the public health community: HIV/AIDS […]

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