African American AIDS History Project

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In this graph, it shows the distinction between African Americans who account for HIV/AIDS, while also showing how much other races have been accounted for HIV/AIDS. It shows how much more prompt AIDS is in the African American community

HIV AIDS_National Medical Association Journal.pdf
African Americans are more likely to contract HIV/AIDS than any other group of people living in the United States. “In 1986, 25% of HIV/AIDS cases were among African Americans. By 2001–2004, African Americans represented 51% of newly diagnosed…

Oral history interview with David Fair, conducted at Temple University on April 13, 2012 by Dan Royles for the African American AIDS Activism Oral History Project.

Rashidah Abdul-Khabeer (b. 1950) has spent most of her life in Philadelphia, where she grew up amidst the social change and political ferment of the 1950s and 1960s. She converted to Islam during college—having been raised in a Baptist church—and…

Oral history interview with Durell Knights, conducted at Gay Men's Health Crisis on February 21, 2013 by Dan Royles for the African American AIDS Activism Oral History Project.

Oral history interview with Phill Wilson, conducted at the Black AIDS Institute on November 26, 2012 by Dan Royles for theAfrican American AIDS Activism Oral History Project.

Oral history interview with Michael Hinson conducted for the African American AIDS Activism Oral History Project by Dan Royles on February 19, 2013. Mr. Hinson discusses his youth in Delaware and South Carolina, coming out as a black gay man, and his…

Curtis Wadlington (1957-2012) grew up in Cobbs Creek, a neighborhood in West Philadelphia, where he spent most of his life. As a teenager, Wadlington began working as a camp counselor, which marked the beginning of his career in human services.…
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