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William, Anthony and Justin, three African American HIV positive men, describe what it's like to be HIV positive and living on the down low in South Carolina, which rates 8th in the country in AIDS case rates.

From Newsone.com Blogger, Tamika Mallory Recently, I was asked to promote National HIV Testing Day (June 27th) and came across the startling statistics regarding Black women. So of course, I got to thinking: Why are our numbers continuously rising when the overall numbers of those infected have remained somewhat steady, if not declining? And despite […]

The public will soon be able to take HIV tests in the comfort of their own homes. On Tuesday (July 3), the Federal Drug Administration approved home HIV tests, results of which will be determined  in 20-40 minutes. Last week, the Center for Disease Control announced the release of free home testing kitsin 24 drug stores around the nation. The move is an […]

Watch the trailer to Hip Hop For HIV: Her Story in the Making, which records the life of a young female adult getting tested for STD’s/HIV to get her tickets to the Hip Hop For HIV Concert. Full Documentary coming soon! Produced and Directed by: Mike Noel Director of Photography and Chief Editor: Chap Edmonson […]

Watch KeKe the Don as he breaks down a reason so many African American and Hispanic women are getting the HIV/AIDS virus!

Watch Drake and Bun B perform and Melanie Fiona Dishes On Why HIV Education Is Important!

As HIV continues to greatly impact African Americans and Latinos, members of the hip hop community give their candid opinions on what we can do to decrease HIV infections.

Check out this documentary series featuring some of Hip Hop's hottest celebrities speaking on the importance of safe sex and preventing HIV/AIDS infection.

97.9 The Box joins forces with the City Of Houston to raise awareness on HIV. With the help of volunteers and Hip-Hop Celebrities those with HIV can learn to live with and without the disease.

Rae Lewis Thornton is living with AIDS. In 1986, she surprisingly discovered she was HIV positive after volunteering to donate blood at the local DC Red Cross center. She was only 23 years old.

Meet Cherrelle Edwards. She contracted HIV from her boyfriend at the age of 18.