HIV / AIDS

A 2016 prediction from the CDC estimated that 1 in 51 Georgians will contract HIV in their lifetime.

The World Health Organization declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child on Tuesday,…

Initiative focuses on ending the HIV epidemic in metro Atlanta The Atlanta Area Outreach Initiative (AAOI) will be hosting its 16th year with an event that will prove to have a significant and lasting impact on the HIV epidemic within the Metropolitan Atlanta Area. The AAOI event will focus on getting individuals who are not […]

Join Praise 102.5 / 102.9 and Darlene McCoy on HIV/AIDS testing day this Friday, June 27 from 3pm to 5pm at Walgreens on 4120 Austell Road in Austell, GA. Other testing sites are below: DeKalb County Board of Health & 100 Black Women of Stone Mountain DeKalb Addiction Clinic, 450 Winn Way, Decatur, GA, 30030; […]

On the eve of the 25th World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama expressed hope, proclaiming that an “AIDS-free generation is within our reach.” RELATED:  Young…

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 […]

WASHINGTON — American consumers may soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their own homes, 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 […]

HIV/AIDS remains one of the most-harrowing global crises of present times, with entire nations doing their best to combat the spread of the disease. SEE ALSO: HIV/AIDS In America: Black AIDS Institute Is Winning The War According to data from the UNAIDS organization and the CDC, 34-million people are living with HIV/AIDs globally. In the […]

In his 2005 hit, “Heard Em’ Say,” Kanye West rhymed: “And I know the government administered AIDS/ So I guess we just pray like the minister say.” Kanye’s not the only black person who believes the Feds are behind this devastating disease. The Rand Corporation reported in a study that, of the 500 black participants […]

President Obama pledged to help 6 million people in countries hardest hit by HIV, by helping to provide greater access to antiretroviral drugs by the end of 2013 during a World AIDS Day event in Washington, The Daily Beast reports. RELATED: AIDS DAY Powerfully Personal for Larger-Than-Life Alvin Ailey During his remarks, Obama stressed that […]

In 2006 William Brawner revealed in a magazine article that he had AIDS. The news shocked his friend and former Howard University classmates. Brawner was somewhat of a ladies man and was so in denial of his status that he often practiced unprotected sex. SEE ALSO: World Records Broken In 2011 Now he is on […]