February 7, 2012 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In its twelfth year, NBHAAD highlights the disproportionate impact HIV/AIDS has on the black community and four areas through which positive change can be achieved: education, testing, involvement, and treatment. This conversation is as vital today as it was on the first National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day over a decade ago. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. In 2009, African Americans comprised 14% of the US population but accounted for 44% of all new HIV infections. AnRead More
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