AIDS

On June 27, many local health centers, churches and community organizations across the country held events for National HIV Testing Day.   This important day was designated to make people more aware and to get tested to know their status. However, the mission continues  each day to educate and make people aware of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  […]

At least 75% of babies born to HIV positive mothers will test HIV negative without medical intervention.Studies have shown that for properly nourished HIV positive expectant mothers receiving regular prenatal care, over 90% of their children test negative with no drug therapy.What happens when your child tests positive for HIV? UN Launches New AIDS Prevention […]

HIV and AIDS does not discriminate.  It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor, famous or not so famous.   I know each one of us can call out a loved one or some one we know who has fallen victim to this disease. 

Rapper Lil B made headlines earlier this year when he chose to name his album I’m Gay.  The 21-year-old explained the bold move to CNN stating, “I hope that I can turn some of my fans that might be homophobic or supporters that might be homophobic and say, ‘You know what, we’re all one people. […]

Different strokes for different folks right? When slapping skins do you and your boo go the Ol’ Dirty Ba*tard route and “Like it Raw” or do you still play it safe and live De La Soul’s “Jimmy” lifestyle? In this day and age it seems that cheating has only grown more rampant, despite advances in […]

Find HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Providers GO Enter your location, such as: “Washington, DC”, or “20002”. For more information on this widget, please visit AIDS.gov. Please contact contact@aids.gov with any comments or concerns.

Eric Wright Jr., son of NWA frontman “Eazy E” told TMZ that he was probably going to play his father in the Ice Cube produced biopic, “Straight Outta Compton”. But just before the news could settle in good, E’s daughter, Erin Bria Wright, sent Black Voices a press release. Here’s what she had to say: […]

I had the privilege of speaking at the United Nations’ Women Global Coalition on HIV/AIDS and I wanted to share this experience with you. I’ve included the video of my speech (at the bottom of this post) and am sharing my complete transcript below. Today, I ask that you take a pledge to fight AIDS. […]

The 30-year battle against AIDS is an unbelievable chapter in the history of medicine and 30 years later more than 60-million people around the world have been diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. And of those, 25-million people have died as there is no cure. On June 5, 1981, a bombshell quietly exploded […]

“There are no no NO consumer products and dietary supplements to treat STDs that are available over the counter,” emphasized Howard Sklamberg, director of FDA’s Office of Enforcement and Regulatory affairs, explaining that the only way to treat an STD is by using an FDA-approved prescription drug obtained from a licensed health care provider. The […]

The video below is Usher’s last tweet and testament, declaring he’ll give up his digital life to help raise awareness and funds for the keep a child alive digital death campaign

Before I state the facts, I just want to start off by saying that I’m passionate about our youth and their futures. I sometimes feel like the outlets left for our teens to talk, express and be heard aren’t being utilized in the manners needed to reach our youth and the issues/struggles they go thru […]