Initiative Tackles HIV/AIDS in Black Communities

The Ford Foundation has announced a $25 million initiative aimed at addressing the spread of HIV/AIDS among African-Americans in the District of Columbia and nine yet-to-be-named Southern states. Black women in particular, continue to be hit the hardest by the epidemic, making up 65% of all new AIDS cases among women, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate is 18 times more than White women...


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