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Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

Fenway & AIDS Action Screens "AIDS in Black America"

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 12
In Boston on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, AIDS Action will partner with Fenway Health and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research to screen the PBS documentary "Endgame: AIDS in Black America" followed by a discussion.

Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly

By Steve Weinstein | Dec 23
Despite dramatic progress in moving from stigma and neglect to acceptance and education, many black churches still refuse to deal with a crisis in their midst.

Black Women Battle Increasing Rate of HIV

By Conswella Bennett | Nov 26
African American women, who account for one of the fastest-rising groups contracting HIV, are working hard to get the message out about always using protection.

Stigma Increases HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men

By Conswella Bennett | Nov 11
Only 13% of the population account for over 75% of new infections. Denial, lack of education and hopelessness only begin to explain the crisis.

Spreading Awareness on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Tony Hobday | Feb 6
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and in cities across the country, organizations are offering discussions, luncheons, HIV testing and other educational efforts aimed at lowering rates of HIV transmission in communities of color.

The Black-Gay Divide: A Clash of Race, Religion & Rights

By Peter Cassels | Feb 7
In November 2008, black support of California’s Prop. 8 shocked gay activists. Since then, in spite of the rhetoric of some black pastors, progress has been made at bridging a tragic gap in understanding.

California Researchers Study HIV Trends in Young Black Gay Men

By Eric Miller | Aug 26
Susan Kegeles, professor of medicine and co-director of Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at the University of California-San Francisco, and her team of researchers studied HIV trends among young black gay men in Dallas and Houston.

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