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Black Aids Institute

Phill Wilson: Still Answering the Black AIDS Call at 60

Karen Ocamb | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices
Karen Ocamb

"Either we were going to die or we were going to have to fight, and still we might die. Die or fight or both. I had just met Chris. I had just found myself. I wasn't ready to let either go. So, we fought to make sure we did whatever we could to not die -- and to make sure our friends did not die."

Jussie Smollett Honored By Black AIDS Institute

EurWeb | Posted 07.07.2015 | Black Voices

”Empire” star Jussie Smollett was recently honored by the Black AIDS Institute during their annual “Heroes In The Struggle” (H.I.T.S) gala and...

How The AIDS Discussion Reflects The 'Diminishing Of Black Lives'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.10.2015 | Black Voices

We may be closer than ever to "the beginning of the end of the AIDS epidemic," but Phill Wilson, president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute, says i...

African-American Sisters Aging With HIV and Co-Morbidities

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.30.2014 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

Imani* was 32 when she contracted HIV. Having watched many of her sister-friends die as a result of the virus, Imani did not expect to reach middle ag...

President Of The Black AIDS Institute: Gay Men In New York Did Not And Do Not Matter

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The recent release of the much-anticipated film "The Normal Heart," which follows a gay activist trying to raise awareness in the early years of the A...

My Conversation With Phill Wilson, Black AIDS Institute

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.26.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

Wilson, who has lived with HIV for 34 years, says access to affordable health care is critical in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In the clip, he explains why poverty and HIV/AIDS are inextricably linked.

Running the Anchor Leg

Neil Lowe | Posted 04.23.2013 | Black Voices
Neil Lowe

Our country and our community need to create an environment where people with HIV can freely disclose our HIV status in a fashion that is appropriate for us and without fear of discrimination, stigma or reprisal.

Black Women and the AIDS Crisis

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

According to Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS at the CDC, one in 30 black women will be diagnosed with HIV at some point in her lifetime. That is unacceptable.