World AIDS Day

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World AIDS Day, which began in 1988, is observed on December 1 of each year so that folks around the globe can unite in their support for those…

As millions of people around the globe observed World AIDS Day on Sunday, Bishop T.D. Jakes (pictured) and his Potter’s House megachurch, provided free HIV testing…

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…

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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 […]

Today is World Aids Day and we want you to take action to tackle HIV prejudice and to protect yourself and others from HIV transmission. Make sure you get tested and know your status. Here are some Black celebs lost to HIV/AIDS: To see the rest of this gallery go to blackvoices.com. RELATED: President Obama […]

You have the opportunity to be a part of this important day all over the world. Millions of people are living with HIV and AIDS. We must continue to raise awareness and protect ourselves and others. — President Barack Obama Check out what President Barack Obama says for this important day: For more information, click […]

In commemoration of World AIDS Day on Wednesday (December 1), several metro Atlanta locations will be offering free HIV/AIDS testing on that day. Here’s a list: City of Atlanta www.atlantaga.gov Where: Atlanta City Hall, the Atrium 65 Mitchell Street Atlanta, GA 30303 When: Dec. 1 ( 9 am until 1 pm ) 2. Aid Atlanta […]

In recognition of World AIDS Day, singer Alicia Keys performed a special concert last night at the Nokia Theatre in New York’s Time Square. The concert aired live on YouTube. The entertainer’s show included songs from her fourth studio CD, “The Element of Freedom,” to be released Dec. 15. Check out some of the performances […]