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African American Epidemic

NBHAAD Podcast: Dr. Kevin Fenton of CDC talks about the HIV epidemic in the African American community and steps everyone can take to stop the spread of HIV. ( 5:18 mins)

HIV/AIDS Help

HIV/AIDS Resources
Test Locations
hivtest.org/

THE CDC
cdc.gov/hiv/
AIDS.GOV
aids.gov
Black AIDS Institute
blackaids.org

King of HIV

Of all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, HIV and AIDS have hit African Americans the hardest. The reasons are not directly related to race or ethnicity, but rather to some of the barriers faced by many African Americans. These barriers can include poverty (being poor), sexually transmitted diseases, and stigma (negative attitudes, [...]