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AIDS an Epidemic Within our Community – Stats Black Women Needs to Know

It’s World AIDS Day. The epidemic still grips our community and Black people are still the ethnic group most affected by HIV. Knowing these facts can save your life. Black Americans represent only 12 percent of the U.S. population, but they accounted for nearly 44-percent of new HIVinfections in 2009, according to the most recent report from the CDC. As alarming ...

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