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Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
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

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
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

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 18
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"

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 12
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

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 23
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

HIV/AIDS | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 26
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

HIV/AIDS | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 11
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

AIDS | By Tony Hobday | Feb 6
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

LOCAL | By John Riley | Jun 6
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

POLITICS | By Peter Cassels | Feb 7
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.

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