African American AIDS History Project

NCBLG Founders' Legacy Projects

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NCBLG Founders' Legacy Projects

Description

Materials documenting the history of the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays.

Creator

National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays

Items in the NCBLG Founders' Legacy Projects Collection

Photo: National Minority AIDS Council meets with Surgeon General Koop, July 18, 1986
Photo taken by Jim Marks of members of the National Minority Council on AIDS taken with Surgeon General Everett C. Koop during the National Conference on AIDS in the Black Community, on July 18, 1986. Gil Gerald and others remember the meeting as…

At Risk: AIDS in the Black Community
Account of the National Conference on AIDS in the Black Community, held in Washington, DC on July 18, 1986. Includes statistics about the disproportionate impact of HIV and AIDS on African Americans, as well as the role of IV drug use and…

Frederick Garnett: Living with AIDS
Address delivered by Frederick Garnett, a black man living with AIDS, at the National Conference on AIDS in the Black Community, on July 18, 1986. Garnett discusses racial disparities in the AIDS epidemic in Washington, DC, where he lives. He says…

Letter: Gil Gerald to C. Everett Koop, October 24, 1986
Letter commending Koop for his Surgeon General's Report on AIDS, and thanking Koop for his mention of the disease among racial minorities at the press conference announcing the report. Still, Gerald notes, the report itself did not address the…