ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America
Coming July 10, 2012 Check local listings »
A groundbreaking two-hour exploration of one of the country’s most urgent, preventable health crises.
Every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts HIV. Half are black. Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half of the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. “If black America was a country unto itself, it would have the 16th worst epidemic in the world,” says Phill Wilson, head of the Black AIDS Institute.
- H.I.V. Continues Its Grim Toll on Blacks in the U.S. (tv.nytimes.com)
- NAACP delegates to focus on HIV crisis – Houston Chronicle (drugstoresource.wordpress.com)