New York City is home to hundreds of ethnic and immigrant groups from around the world, including Africans. But until recently, the African diaspora lacked a center dedicated to their needs, especially regarding HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling and treatment. Continue Reading →
Harlem was in the house with A$AP Rocky who cleaned up pretty good with girl friend Chanel Iman, and buddies Dame Dash and Cam’ron last night in NYC. Continue Reading →
What You Need to Know This National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
“If Black America were its own country, it would rank 16th in the world in the number of people with HIV — ahead of Ethiopia, Botswana, and Haiti.” - Black AIDS Institute Continue Reading →
We are saving lives, and it’s all thanks to you.
We are blown away by your commitment to our cause and inspired by the thought of what we can achieve together. Continue Reading →
Last Sunday was World AIDS Day and who better to speak on the importance of educating oneself on the topic than Magic Johnson.
The NBA Hall of Fame legend was diagnosed as HIV-positive in November 1991 and seems to have never skipped a beat in getting on with his life and living it ever since. Continue Reading →
The first known cases of HIV/AIDS were discovered in the early 80’s. Though much wasn’t known about the disease or how to effectively slow it down at first, there have been great strides in treatment and more and more HIV-positive people are learning to live longer lives with the disease. Continue Reading →
December 1st marks the 24th World AIDS Day, a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Continue Reading →
From the Associated Press on Yahoo.com
New York‘s new senator-designate Kirsten Gillibrand has started a statewide get-to-know-you tour with a visit to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.
The upstate congresswoman is largely unknown in New York City and Saturday’s visit with Sharpton was seen as part of a campaign to win over liberals.
She spoke to a few hundred people at Sharpton’s weekly rally, telling the crowd her top priority is the economy.
Here’s a link to Harlemite Todd Roulette and his late partner former CT., State Senator Chuck Allen, III’s love story in the April 2009 Story CorpsAlumni eNewsletter.
Here’s what someone said about the story:
“I am so glad that you were able to interview Tod Roulette about his life with his friend Chuck Allen, who passed away. StoryCorps gives us a wonderful way to access healing of body and mind. All the best from Story Corps Alumna, poet and artist, Erica U. Mapp. Many Thanks!”