BLACK VOICES
03/20/2013 09:38 am ET Updated Mar 20, 2013

HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (INFOGRAPHIC)

The good news: HIV rates among black women are down. The bad news: New infection rates among black men continue to rise. And with African Americans accounting for 47 percent of all new cases, there's still a long way to go.

Here's a closer look at where we stand relative to other groups and what the biggest barriers to curbing the epidemic are.

hiv in black america

EARLIER ON HUFFPOST:

World AIDS Day: 10 New Things We've Learned About HIV/AIDS This Year

PHOTO GALLERIES
10 Important HIV/AIDS Discoveries
Subscribe to the Black Voices email.
Stay plugged in with the stories on black life and culture.

CONVERSATIONS