AIDS

Jury selection is underway in the case of an Atlanta-area pastor who has been charged with knowingly exposing women to HIV. The trial is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 14. Craig Lamar Davis faces two counts of reckless HIV, a felony under Georgia law punishable by up to 10 years in prison. As we […]

Face the Fact: According to the CDC (Centers For Disease Control), African Americans have a higher incidence of HIV infection of all racial/ethnic groups in the United States. Compared with other races and ethnicities, African Americans account for a higher proportion of HIV infections at all stages, from new infections to deaths. Look at the […]

On Saturday November 3rd, the Radio One Family took part in the KEEPthePROMISEonAIDS.org event. Check out some photos from the day:

Join Praise 102.5 on Sunday, October 21st at Piedmont Park for the 22nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run. The event has grown to be the largest AIDS-related fundraising event in the Southeast.  In 2011 alone, the walk had over 12,000 registered participants and raised over $1 million, marking an increase of $82,000 over 2010 levels.    AID […]

The Atlanta blogger who broke the story about a married man who allegedly spread HIV to Full Gospel Baptist Church members called our sister station Majic 107.5 / 97.5 and spoke to Carol Blackmon in an attempt to set the record straight. Blogger William McCray said that Craig Lamar Davis is not a pastor or […]

Bishop Paul S. Morton of Atlanta’s Full Gospel Baptist Church has responded to a scathing story alleging that a man named Pastor Craig Lamar Davis was arrested for allegedly spreading HIV among Full Gospel  church members. Bishop Morton responded to the scandal on his Twitter page and said that not only is Davis not a […]

An Atlanta church pastor is under fire for allegedly spreading HIV among his church members. At least two victims have come forward to press charges against Pastor Craig Lamar Davis of Atlanta’s Full Gospel Baptist Church. UPDATE: Jury Selection Underway in Case of Atlanta Pastor Accused of Spreading HIV The shocking news went viral after […]

Atlanta is in the midst of a crisis because the rate in which African-American women in the city are being infected with HIV is now being compared to some third world countries. Studies have shown that black women now make up 60 percent of newly reported HIV cases. The CDC has reported that 1 of […]

At least 75% of babies born to HIV positive mothers will test HIV negative without medical intervention. Studies have shown that for properly nourished HIV positive expectant mothers receiving regular prenatal care, over 90% of their children test negative with no drug therapy.What happens when your child tests positive for HIV? UN Launches New AIDS […]

The 30-year battle against AIDS is an unbelievable chapter in the history of medicine and 30 years later more than 60-million people around the world have been diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. And of those, 25-million people have died as there is no cure. On June 5, 1981, a bombshell quietly exploded […]

FROM BLACKVOICES.COM GLAAD, the Gay-Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, has gone hard against ABC and ‘The View’ about recent comments made by host Sherri Shepherd and guest host DL Hughley. On the show, which aired June 22, Shepherd and Hughley linked the high rate of HIV among straight women in the black community to black men being […]

From WSJ.com: In a significant step toward an AIDS vaccine, U.S. government scientists have discovered three powerful antibodies, the strongest of which neutralizes 91% of HIV strains, more than any AIDS antibody yet discovered. Looking closely at the strongest antibody, they have detailed exactly what part of the virus it targets and how it attacks […]