We’re the Ones

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In this report, our third annual update on the State of AIDS in Black America, we lay out both the highs and the lows of our national and our communal response to the face of AIDS. We’ve attempted to paint an honest picture of what AIDS in Black America is like today—the good, the bad …

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Left Behind

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Left Behind is the latest in a series of reports on the state of AIDS in Black America by the Black AIDS Institute. In fact, the domestic AIDS epidemic in the U.S. is much more serious than previously believed. According to analyses of epidemiological data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the annual …

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Saving Ourselves

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The 2008 edition of the Black AIDS Institute’s State of AIDS in Black America series charts a remarkable level of new commitments from traditional Black organizations in the fight against AIDS. Blacks account for half of the estimated 1.2 million HIV-positive Americans and, given that stunning fact, our community clearly has much work to do. …

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Passing the Test

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AIDS is no longer a new problem. But it remains one of the greatest health problems in Black America. Although treatment breakthroughs over the last decade and a half have dramatically lowered AIDS deaths for the U.S. as a whole, Black Americans are often not reaping the benefits of these medical advances. An HIV-positive Black …

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Making Change Real

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The 2009 edition of the Black AIDS Institute’s annual State of AIDS in Black America report lays out both the promise and the peril of the unique moment at which we’ve arrived in this epidemic. On one hand, the historic election of Barack Obama and a congressional majority that has been more supportive of the …

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At the Crossroads

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With the AIDS epidemic approaching the end of its third decade, the last year witnessed important developments on the national AIDS response and in efforts to address the epidemic in Black America. This report notes the highlights of what proved to be an eventful year, placing particular emphasis on the key challenges that remain for …

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Right Here, Right Now

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Even before the conference began, we learned about new breakthroughs that might help in the development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine. Researchers identified three antibodies that when combined provide protection against 99 percent of strands of the virus, and the primary antibody was found in a Black man. A few days before the conference opened, President …

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Deciding Moment

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Deciding Moment is the latest annual update on the State of AIDS in Black America. We at the Institute hope you, too, find inspiration in revisiting the enormous advances we experienced in 2010. The year 2011 represents a landmark in the AIDS epidemic. It marks 30 years since initial recognition of the disease, and 15 …

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AIDS: 30 Years Is Enuf!

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AIDS: 30 Years Is Enuf! The History of the AIDS Epidemic in Black America by the Black AIDS Institute marks the 30th anniversary of the first official report on the emergence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Over three decades, AIDS has radically altered our world, reshaping entire regions of the world, changing people’s relationship with their …

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Exit Strategy

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After more than 30 years of struggle against the most serious health challenge of our time, we now have the means to end the AIDS epidemic once and for all. Research results released in 2011 found that early antiretroviral therapy reduces by 96 percent the risk of HIV transmission within couples where one partner is …

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