ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America July 10, 2012 A groundbreaking two-hour exploration of one of the country’s most urgent, preventable health crises. FEATURED FROM THIS REPORT
Today, African Americans represent half of all new HIV/AIDS cases in the United States. How did we get here?
An estimated one in five Americans living with HIV doesn’t know their status…
Phill Wilson, founder and executive director of the Black AIDS Institute, explains how.
The former chairman of the NAACP looks back at the history of AIDS in black America.
Columbia University’s Robert Fullilove retraces the history of HIV/AIDS in black America.
The announcement, 20 years ago today, came as a shock.
March 8, 2013, 4:39 pm ET · by Nathan Tobey
Read the transcript of our special digital screening with filmmaker Renata Simone and a panel of experts and activists from the film.
November 30, 2012, 1:49 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
There are more people today than ever living with HIV/AIDS. But far fewer people are contracting the virus now than they were more than a decade ago. Who came out on top — and who’s falling behind? Here’s a look around the world.
November 27, 2012, 4:42 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Every month, 1,000 young Americans are infected with HIV. What can be done to stop it?
August 7, 2012, 12:59 pm ET · by Azmat Khan
Even though studies show that needle-exchange programs help to reduce the spread of HIV, the stigma that surrounds them is hard to shake.
July 19, 2012, 4:22 pm ET · by Azmat Khan
Starting Sunday, more than 20,000 HIV researchers and activists will gather in Washington, D.C. for the first international AIDS conference to take place in the country in 22 years.
July 13, 2012, 12:41 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The number of children born with HIV peaked in the 1990s, amid what were called the “twin epidemics” of HIV and crack.
July 12, 2012, 2:10 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) supervision of programs that receive funding under the Ryan White Care Act …
July 11, 2012, 1:02 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When AIDS first struck, there were no drugs to treat it. People simply died. Now, drugs reduce the amount of …
July 10, 2012, 10:24 pm ET · by Nathan Tobey
Join a live chat about “ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America” on 7/11 at 2 p.m. ET with Renata Simone, the film’s producer/writer/director and a panel of experts and activists featured in the film. You can leave a question now.
July 10, 2012, 8:37 pm ET · by Azmat Khan
Director, producer and writer Renata Simone reflects on making ENDGAME, what she’s learned over the last two decades in covering the AIDS epidemic and what she hopes viewers will take away from the film.
July 10, 2012, 8:28 pm ET · by Jason M. Breslow and Sam Bailey
The late 1980s marked a turning point in the history of AIDS in the United States.
July 10, 2012, 10:59 am ET · by Sarah Childress
In 1981, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a notice that five young gay men in the Los Angeles area had died from an unusual form of pneumonia.
July 5, 2012, 5:47 pm ET
Every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts HIV. Half are black.
June 27, 2012, 12:24 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Three decades after the AIDS epidemic hit full-force, the United Nations now says it’s possible to eradicate the disease by 2015 — in part by preventing new infections.
December 1, 2011, 3:12 pm ET · by Sarah Moughty
“We are on the verge of a significant breakthrough in the AIDS response,” wrote UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in a new report (PDF) which lays out a number of startling figures
This film was made possible by major grants from the Ford Foundation and the M.A.C. AIDS Fund, with additional support from the Brian A. McCarthy Foundation.
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