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African American Women HIV Rates on the Rise, Rivals African Women

Posted on March 13, 2012 | No Comments

The Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 out of every 32 black women will be infected with HIV during her lifetime. Although black women represent only 14 percent of the US female population, they constitute 66 percent of all new HIV infections. The infection rates of black women in the United States rival those in the Congo and Kenya.

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Mouth Closed Shut: What Happens in the House Stays in the House

Posted on December 5, 2011 | No Comments

The Jerry Sandusky and Bernie Fine child molestation cases bring up a very serious topic. But does this apply to the black community? There may potentially be skeletons so old in the black community’s closet that they may as well be fossils. The topic of sexual abuse is taboo, but when applied to the black community, it simply would be an understatement to say the least.

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