Jose Gaspar: Man draws attention to Aids in black community

Jan 29, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Bakersfield.com

As if Kern County's African-American community didn't have enough challenges -- a high dropout rate, high unemployment and poverty rates -- along comes something else that is unnerving and devastating the lives of a whole community, particularly young black men.

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Sadbuttrue

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Jan 30, 2012
 
Black women need to leave Black men alone! Stop dealing with high risk men who don't give a damn about you or their children!

Black women need to Bailout on Black men its 2012 look out for yourselves!

Stop wasting your time on Black men that don't care about YOU or the Black community!

Black men are more concerned with getting lowly White women or other races of women that there own race don't want vs doing for any Black women especially there children!

Stop supporting Black men who don't support Black women!

STOP STOP STOP

Accept "Janitors or Trashy Black men"leave them alone! Almost 40$ of Black men are JAINTORS and they act trashy

LEAVE TRASH ALONE!

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Black women need to leave Black men alone! Stop dealing with high risk men who don't give a damn about you or their children!
Black women need to Bailout on Black men its 2012 look out for yourselves!
Stop wasting your time on Black men that don't care about YOU or the Black community!
Black men are more concerned with getting lowly White women or other races of women that there own race don't want vs doing for any Black women especially there children!
Stop supporting Black men who don't support Black women!
STOP STOP STOP
Accept "Janitors or Trashy Black men"leave them alone! Almost 40$ of Black men are JAINTORS and they act trashy
LEAVE TRASH ALONE!
How much are you getting paid for this?
Sadbuttrue

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Jack 300 wrote:
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How much are you getting paid for this?
I'm working on it, Ive joined with other IR BW in DC to educated black girls to "Move on" with their lives focus on education and dating/marrying outside the race!

I am in many of the Black women empowerment movement!

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LOL you really think that dating outside the race will help Black women with their problems? Maybe will learn the hard way when we find out that other races of men are just like any other types of men. They lie and they cheat. Its as simple as that. NOBODY is perfect but the problem is that you have so much hate bottled up for Black men that you cant even see your own thoughts.

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Jan 30, 2012
 
But otherwise, good article. Black men get HIV because Black men go to prison at higher rates than White men and they do things in prison and they come out confused about their sexuality. Some get abused at a young age or just going around being promisious. But if AAs have higher rates of HIV, at least we know that were getting tested for it. Other races or homosexuals they may have it but just not know they have it so therefore theres no stats for them so those are the ones we should be worried about. But, otherwise, stay safe, stay away from homosexuality and wait till marriage like God said.
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Jan 31, 2012
 
Girl18-maceo wrote:
But otherwise, good article. Black men get HIV because Black men g
Activist draws attention to AIDS in black community
The Bakersfield Californian | Sunday, Jan 29 2012 08:45 PM

Last Updated Sunday, Jan 29 2012 08:46 PM

As if Kern County's African-American community didn't have enough challenges -- a high dropout rate, high unemployment and poverty rates -- along comes something else that is unnerving and devastating the lives of a whole community, particularly young black men. I'm talking about HIV/AIDS. Don't believe me? I must admit I found it a little unbelievable at first. But after reviewing the documentation on the subject provided by national and county health experts, it left me wondering why this situation existed. And what -- and who -- is doing something about it.

Reville Niccols is a 30-something African-American man who is attempting to bring the issue of AIDS in the black community to the forefront. Niccols serves as chairman of the AIDS Advisory Board, whose purpose is to advise the Kern County Board of Supervisors and the county health officer on AIDS and conditions of people living with HIV/AIDS. He holds a master's degree in psychology and clinical psychology from Virginia State University and is working on a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the University of Neveda, Reno. His dissertation project, HIV among the African-American community, is expected to be completed in May.

These are the facts: African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. While only representing 14 percent of the U.S. population, blacks account for 44 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the most recent data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009. This means African Americans account for a higher proportion of HIV infections at all stages of disease -- from new infections to deaths.

Sadly, it's a similar picture in Kern County. Since 1981, Kern County has reported a total of 2,617 cumulative HIV/AIDS cases. According to the county Public Health Services Department, 36 percent of these cases are Hispanic, 36 percent are white and 25 percent are African-American. But blacks in Kern County make up just 5.4 percent of the population. Again, the HIV/AIDS infection rate is disproportionately higher. Males constitute 90 percent of the cases, females 9 percent and transgender account for 1 percent.

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Girl18 wrote:
But otherwise, good article. Black men get HIV because Black men go to prison at higher rates than White men and they do things in prison and they come out confused about their sexuality. Some get abused at a young age or just going around being promisious. But if AAs have higher rates of HIV, at least we know that were getting tested for it. Other races or homosexuals they may have it but just not know they have it so therefore theres no stats for them so those are the ones we should be worried about. But, otherwise, stay safe, stay away from homosexuality and wait till marriage like God said.
It is true abstinence till marriage, then fidelity within marriage will protect you from HIV and most all other STDs.

It is not true that race or sexual orientation causes disease. Unprotected sex with an infected person causes disease transmission. Period.

Because abstinence is not realistic for most, education about how to prevent transmission is essential. That should include destroying the false stereotypes as well as being clear about how transmission can occur.
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Apr 2, 2012
 
I don't want aids :(

why do random black women try to hug me that i don't even know in the store??
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don't even ask me if i'm married er nottin
uhm

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good thing women I am attracted to don't even like me.. else i'd probably have it..
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Apr 2, 2012
 
on the other hand it can be bad it's like they don't do me till they get the aids.. from some other guy..
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Girl18 wrote:
LOL you really think that dating outside the race will help Black women with their problems? Maybe will learn the hard way when we find out that other races of men are just like any other types of men. They lie and they cheat. Its as simple as that. NOBODY is perfect but the problem is that you have so much hate bottled up for Black men that you cant even see your own thoughts.
dating outside of da race will help black people..

in general..

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