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Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

GMHC Discusses Tools to Help End AIDS in the Black Community

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
On Feb. 20, GMHC will continue their observation of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with the community event, "Understanding the Gardner Cascade: A Tool to Help End AIDS in the Black Community."

Fenway & AIDS Action Screens "AIDS in Black America"

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
In Boston on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, AIDS Action will partner with Fenway Health and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research to screen the PBS documentary "Endgame: AIDS in Black America" followed by a discussion.

Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Dec 23, 2013
Despite dramatic progress in moving from stigma and neglect to acceptance and education, many black churches still refuse to deal with a crisis in their midst.

Black Women Battle Increasing Rate of HIV

By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
African American women, who account for one of the fastest-rising groups contracting HIV, are working hard to get the message out about always using protection.

Stigma Increases HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men

By Conswella Bennett | Monday Nov 11, 2013
Only 13% of the population account for over 75% of new infections. Denial, lack of education and hopelessness only begin to explain the crisis.

Spreading Awareness on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Tony Hobday | Wednesday Feb 6, 2013
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and in cities across the country, organizations are offering discussions, luncheons, HIV testing and other educational efforts aimed at lowering rates of HIV transmission in communities of color.

DC Black Pride Goes Back to School

By John Riley | Wednesday Jun 6, 2012
Sunday’s Health & Wellness Expo was full of education, but even stronger on community and communication.

The Black-Gay Divide: A Clash of Race, Religion & Rights

By Peter Cassels | Tuesday Feb 7, 2012
In November 2008, black support of California’s Prop. 8 shocked gay activists. Since then, in spite of the rhetoric of some black pastors, progress has been made at bridging a tragic gap in understanding.