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Civil Rights Group Recognizes Emerging Leaders Dedicated to Eliminating HIV/AIDS

This year’s theme is 'I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS.'

The National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights ground dedicated to ending homophobia and racism,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Season For Giving: 5 Nonprofit Organizations You Should Know

These businesses give back to youth and families in the community

Donations are critical for non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. And with the holiday season underway, the timing…

By Kandia Johnson

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World AIDS Day Urges People to Rethink HIV

December 1 is a day for people worldwide to unite against HIV

According to the World Health Organization, fear of stigma is the main reason why people…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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World AIDS Day: 5 Stories You Should Read About HIV/AIDS Awareness

On December 1, individuals, businesses, and organizations unite to show their support for World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day, people across the country will show their support for…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black LGBT Health and Wellness Initiative Anchored By Elton John AIDS Foundation

Leading civil rights organization expands role to address healthcare disparities

The initiative aims to intentionally place attention on black LGBT health and wellness and to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Join ‘Saving Our Homes, Saving Our Lives’ Event and Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Nonprofit health agency hosts charity awards benefit on December 1

FOX-5 TV News Reporter and radio talk show host Lisa Evers will serve as mistress…

By Kandia Johnson

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From Intern to CEO: Glenda Smith Talks What it Takes to Run a Successful Nonprofit

The CEO of Brooklyn's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS organization talks career longevity

Like many people, Glenda Smith didn’t set out for a career in the nonprofit sector.…

By Kandia Johnson

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5,000% Hike: Drug Company CEO Retreats After Outcry Over AIDS Medication

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, says price will now be lowered

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has defended his company’s decision to raise the price…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Know Our Status: HIV/AIDS Among Blacks and How to Decrease Numbers

Debra Fraser-Howze of OraSure Technologies talks minorities and prevention

Debra Fraser-Howze, founder of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, breaks down affect on…

By Essence Gant

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World AIDS Day: 5 Facts That Everyone Should Know

Have you or your loved ones gone out to get tested?

Dec. 1, 2014 marks the annual celebration known around the globe as World AIDS Day.…

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World AIDS Day: ‘Growing Up Positive’ Talks Race and Living with the Disease

Two women tackle issues, challenges and triumphs in the film

Yasmin Shiraz and Still Eye Rise Media present “Growing Up Positive,” a film about living…

By Essence Gant

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Black Community Still Hardest Hit by the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Looking back on World AIDS Day of Awareness

The black community is still struggling with rapid rates of HIV victims

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Cookie Johnson Shares First Reactions to Magic’s HIV Status

Cookie Johnson shares initial reaction to husband's positive HIV status.

Magic Johnson’s wife shares her reaction to learning of his HIV status during a New…

By Amber McKynzie

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A Family’s Story Underlines Need for Financial Resources for HIV and AIDS Patients

Remembering those in need on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Having an illness can create a significant financial burden. In honor of this day, here…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Small Businesses Step up Their Support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Business owners contribute to fight AIDS in their community

D.C. small business owners provide time and support on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Magic Johnson Endorses At-Home HIV Test

Getting an HIV test just got easier.

Getting an HIV test just got easier.

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Decoding the Business of Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Adding the L.A. Dodgers to his business portfolio, the NBA Hall-of-Famer continues to secure landmark deals

Magic Johnson’s minority stake in the Los Angeles Dodgers adds on to his impressive business…

By Danielle Kwateng

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Human Intonation: Raising T Cells With T-Shirt Sales

Inspired by her own personal loss, Verneda White uses fashion to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in communities of color

Forget the boardroom or even the power lunch; the real great ideas are birthed in…

By Anslem Samuel

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HIV/AIDS IS NOT THE END OF YOUR SOCIAL LIFE It is possible to have a relationship with someone who is infected. You just need to know what’s safe and how to protect yourself.

6 Misconceptions Young People Have about HIV/AIDS

Activist Hydeia Broadbent clears the air on the realities of living with HIV/AIDS

Activist Hydeia Broadbent clears the air on the realities of living with HIV/AIDS

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Hydeia Broadbent: “Living With HIV/AIDS is No Death Sentence”

Despite being born with AIDS, the 26-year-old activist continues to live life to the fullest while informing others about the disease.

Despite being born with AIDS, 26-year-old activist Hydeia Broadbent continues to live life to the…

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