World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. It was created in 1988 to commemorate those who have passed away and to raise awareness about this devastating global crisis. This year's theme, "Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths" is extremely relevant to our community. While African-Americans make up a mere 13 percent of the overall U.S. population, we account for almost half of all new HIV infections that are diagnosed each year. Knowledge is the key to fighting AIDS in Black America. So for the entire month of December, BET.com and the Rap it Up Campaign will provide you with relevant information about HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, facts and resources.

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106 & Park World AIDS Day Digital Quilt

Upload your photos in honor of your loved ones who have been affected by the HIV/AIDS virus and become a part of our digital quilt that will be revealed on World AIDS Day (12/1/12).

News: Black Organizations Want the CDC to Show Them the Money

Groups fighting against AIDS struggle to survive. (4/16/2014)

This Controversial Program Could Curb America's Latest Drug Crisis

Needle-exchange programs could potentially save thousands of Americans' lives and help reduce fatal diseases, but more than two dozen states throughout the South and Midwest have made them illegal.

The 411 on HIV/AIDS and Black Women

With National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day right around the corner, here’s some important information about HIV/AIDS and women.

Bring That Week Back: Tamron Hall Becomes First Black Woman to Co-Host Today

Black pastors coalition seeks to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder, an African-American memorial in D.C. to be renovated, plus more news.
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