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Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera Headline AHF’s 2021 World AIDS Day Concert
December 16, 2021
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) hosted a star-studded concert at The Forum in Los Angeles on December 1. ... read more »
Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera Headline AHF’s 2021 World AIDS Day Concert December 1st in L.A.
November 25, 2021
AHF’s show at L.A. Forum hosted by entertainer Randy Rainbow with performances by stars Hudson, Aguilera and students at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Sen. Bernie Sanders to be honored with AHF’s Lifetime Achievement Award via video presentation ... read more »
Fade Out HIV: New Program Helps Barbers and Health Care Providers Tackle HIV in the Black Community
November 11, 2021
DKBmed, LLC a medical education company; HIV expert William D. King, MD; Tony Wafford of I Choose Life Foundation; and Tyrik Jackson, an award-winning barber, teacher, and social media influencer are coming together to fight HIV in the Los Angeles Black community with Fade Out HIV: Barber and Clinician Outreach.   ... read more »
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COVID and Two Ways Before Us: Open Up, We Live; Close Down, We Die”
July 29, 2021
We are again on the battlefield of health and well-being for our people confronted with a vicious virus that is ravaging our communities at higher rates than others with the possible exception of Native Americans. ... read more »
California Attempts to Revive Compassionate Cannabis Programs
January 3, 2020
For years, Richard Manning knew what he needed to cope with his physical pain, rage and PTSD — much of which he traced to a career-ending knee injury he suffered while on a domestic security detail with the Marines. ... read more »
“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 »
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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 »

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