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“HIV/AIDS – Forty Years and Counting”
July 11, 2019
Forty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, African Americans continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. ... read more »
Californians are at Risk with Donald Trump’s Rollbacks to Smart HIV Policies
February 28, 2019
I moved to Los Angeles in 1982 with my first partner, Chris Brownlie. In addition to being happy to get away from the Chicago winters, we were filled with hope and excitement. And like most people, we were completely unaware of the health tsunami we were about to encounter. 1982 was the year that the first cases of what we now know as AIDS were identified in Los Angeles. Over the next decade, I would watch too many of my friends, including the love of my life, Chris, die from AIDS related complications. ... read more »
My Best Friend Died of AIDS
February 7, 2019
Six years ago, I found my best friend in the hospital.  We hadn’t seen each other in a while--which isn’t uncommon for us.  We’d kept in touch through text and phone calls. I didn’t know my friend was sick until I walked into her hospital room and hardly recognized the person before me. My friend eventually confided in me that she had HIV and AIDS. ... read more »
Can Alternative Treatments Help with HIV?
January 31, 2019
Many people living with HIV choose to explore non-conventional therapies to ease the symptoms of HIV and side effects of the medications. ... read more »
APLA Health and Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Cut Ribbon on New Community Health Center
December 13, 2018
APLA Health commemorates World AIDS Day and continued fight against AIDS epidemics ... read more »
Creative Director Frank Gatson Dance2Cure
December 6, 2018
He has worked with legendary artists such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Usher and Michael Jackson. Frank Gatson is a name many in the entertainment industry respect. Gatson continues to provide meaningful work with his latest project. He has teamed with The Foundation for AIDS Research to help groom a new generation of dancers. AmFAR is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to support AIDS research. The new fundraiser, Dance2Cure, is a social media dance challenge where young dance crews raise money for research. The choreographer spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about how he is shaping the lives of upcoming dancers. ... read more »
Mourning Kofi Annan, Remembering Ron Walters
September 6, 2018
Kofi Annan made his transition in August. The seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, he worked up from the lower ranks (starting at age 24) of the international organization, to serve as head of peacekeeping operations, and four years into his term as UN Secretary-General, earning the Nobel Peace Prize. ... read more »
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV Hope
December 7, 2017
New CDC Vital Signs report finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported. ... read more »
Taraji P. Henson & Jussie Smollett Discuss Heroes in the Struggle
October 14, 2017
Watch as reporter Brittany K. Jackson interviews Empire Stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett about HIV/AIDS advocacy and what it means to be considered a "Hero in the Struggle" ... read more / watch video »
Arthur Ashe’s legacy to live on at UCLA
October 12, 2017
Gifts will create an undergraduate scholarship and exhibits celebrating his achievements ... read more »
Twitter chat offers solutions, resources to combat HIV/AIDS among Blacks
February 16, 2017
The Office of Minority Health mediated the Twitter chat and facilitated a Q&A ... read more »
HIV/AIDS
February 9, 2017
African Americans account for almost half of new infections and represented more than one-third of people living with HIV in 2013 ... read more »
Actress Elaine Hendrix Talks HIV/AIDS Awareness
December 20, 2016
The Los Angeles Sentinel catches up with actress Elaine Hendrix at 2016 AIDS Healthcare Foundation event at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. ... read more / watch video »
Activist Ken E. Nwadike Jr. talks Free Hugs Projects
December 18, 2016
Free Hugs Project Activist Ken E. Nwadike Jr. at the Keep the Promise Concert at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. ... read more / watch video »
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