AIDS in the Black Community

    Recently the CDC reported that the incidence of new HIV/AIDS infections is highest among African-Americans – blacks have seven times the rate of new infections compared to whites. Roughly 600,000 black men and women have HIV/AIDs and an estimated 30,000 become newly infected each year. This hour, a conversation with PHILL WILSON, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute and GARY BELL, executive director of Bebashi about the devastating effects this disease is having on the black community.
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