black-aids-ribbon.jpg

Is today. Check out blackaidsday.org to learn more. Also check out Poz’s interview with Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Should there be a “Black” AIDS Day in addition to the December 1st observation of World AIDS Day? Hell, yes. You can never have too many AIDS Days as far as I’m concerned, and with February being Black History Month, I’m all for setting aside one day to insure that this issue- and it’s devastation in the black community- becomes, well, history itself.


Sooner rather than later.


Positively Yours,

Shawn