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The US Is Failing Black Women With HIV

Thurka Sangaramoorthy The Conversation
Five black women aging with HIV. ...60 percent of newly diagnosed cases of HIV in women in 2017 were Black. Yet, Black women’s voices are notoriously absent from the national discourse on HIV.

Eliminating HIV in Black Communities

Kathryn Macapagal, Darnell Motley Scientific American
Trump’s plan to end new HIV/AIDS diagnoses by 2030 misses a key element: prevention

Why the South Still Has Such high HIV Rates

Thurka Sangaramoorthy, Joseph B. Richardson The Conversation
As AIDS and public health researchers, we are among those who are alarmed by areas in the southern United States where the numbers of cases have not declined and even more by the areas in which increases have occurred.

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The Cosmopolitans Tackles Race and Ageing - Interview with Sarah Schulman

Josephine Livingstone The Guardian (UK)
Writer and activist Sarah Schulman, whose new novel, The Cosmopolitans, tackles race and ageing, explains focus on LGBT lives and how gentrification isn't as simple as it seems. The Cosmopolitans is a beautifully written, page-turning novel about friendship, love, and revenge set in the disappeared world of 1950s New York.

A Natural Protein in Breast Milk That Fights HIV

Joseph Stromberg Smithsonian Magazine
Human breast milk naturally contains a protein called Tenascin C that neutralizes HIV and, in most cases, prevents it from being passed from mother to child.
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