African Americans

  • HIV Community Mourns the Passing of Archbishop Carl Bean
    09-09-2021Archbishop Carl Bean, founder of the Unity Fellowship Church Movement, passed away after a long illness on September 7, 2021, at...
  • Non-inclusive No More: Trans Experience Community and National Transgender HIV Testing Day
    04-15-2021Knowing our HIV status is particularly important for women of trans experience, something we are reminded of annually when we obs...
  • Now Available: EHE Quarterly Stakeholder Webinar Presentation & Recording
    02-18-2021Presentation & Recording from the January 27th EHE Quarterly Stakeholder Webinar Now Available
  • In Memoriam: Ron Simmons
    06-03-2020In the midst of so many recent losses, we note with regret the passing of Dr. Ron Simmons, a scholar, community activist, and lon...
  • New HRSA Funding Opportunities
    04-28-2020HRSA s HIV/AIDS Bureau recently announced five Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) for initiatives on HIV stigma reduction,...
  • Remembering Barbara Joseph
    03-31-2020In a period of so many losses, we are now mourning the passing of long-time HIV advocate Barbara Joseph, a Texas native who fough...
  • Dear Colleague: We’re in This Together
    02-07-2020The 2020National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) theme, We’re in This Together, emphasizes the importance of support from friends, family, col...
  • Ending the HIV Epidemic Together on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    02-07-2020HIV and AIDS have had a disproportionate impact on African Americans from the beginning of the epidemic. In 1981, when the CDC re...
  • Black Communities: Facing HIV Together
    02-06-2020For African Americans, HIV awareness is not about one day; it is about putting our health first and our willingness to address ha...
  • How Mobile Devices and 5G Are Reshaping the Digital Divide
    03-26-2019Three digital divide trends we’re watching: mobile devices, 5G networks, and screen-time limits for youth.
  • New Factsheets: HIV’s Impact in the African American Community
    02-22-2019In 2017, Blacks/African Americans accounted for 13% of the U.S. population but 43% of the 38,739 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and dependent areas.
  • 4 Popular Posts for the 4th
    07-04-2018As we pause for the 4th of July holiday, we thought it was a good opportunity to look back at the posts that were of particular interest to our readers this yea…
  • More HIV Research Highlights from CROI 2018 (Videos)
    03-07-2018Our coverage from the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston continued yesterday with three interviews with Federal HIV l…
  • A Personal Perspective: PrEP and NBHAAD
    02-07-2018Every day, I wake up and take a little blue pill that empowers me. It s been nearly 3 years since I made the decision to start...
  • Ryan White and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    02-02-2018Individuals who get their HIV/AIDS care from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) have low incomes, little to no health coverage, but relatively high rates o…
  • The Tools You Need to Make Your Organization Health Literate
    10-03-2017October is Health Literacy Month, so now is a great time to start on the path to become a health literate organization - and the...