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The Other Pandemic

Evangeline Lawson The Progressive
I am forty-two years old. The struggle to end HIV/AIDS pretty much spans my entire life. This year, in fact, marks forty years since the first case was reported in the United States on June 5, 1981.

books

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Michael Steven Smith Mondoweiss
Susan Reverby’s riveting biography of Alan Berkman is a magnificent book. Berkman was imprisoned in the 60s, convicted for his political work. On regaining his freedom he devoted his life to public health and helping those the system abandoned.

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
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