Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Sl...

Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly

There are 4 comments on the EDGE story from Dec 22, 2013, titled Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly. In it, EDGE reports that:

The statistics tell the story: African Americans represent only 14 percent of the U.S. population, but account for nearly half of all new HIV infections.

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U BEEN OVERCOME

Reisterstown, MD

#1 Dec 23, 2013
Maybe it will take another 50 years before blacks accept the reality and start getting serious. They are their worst enemy it seems.

Have a safe Xmas.
Vladivostok

Cape Town, South Africa

#2 Dec 26, 2013
U.S government is to be blamed all about this,and it is really a serious issue they are not doing enough to teach and keep alert,the african americans about this incurable desease.These black americans got little knowledge that hiv and aids are dangerous even the black porn stars needs to be taught about the unprotected sex.

Since: Oct 09

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#3 Dec 26, 2013
The black church is the most unreliable organization in America just after the NAACP.
Black AIDS

United States

#5 Jan 12, 2014
Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

Our motto describes a commitment to self-preservation: "Our People, Our Problem, Our Solution."

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