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Against a 30-year backdrop of stigma, discrimination and fear, Phill Wilson, president and chief executive officer of the Black AIDS Institute has a powerful vision to build an AIDS-free Black America. “AIDS is our problem, impacting our people and we must create viable  solutions,” said the longtime AIDS activist. “Black people often forget how great we are as…

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The Black AIDS Institute’s Heroes in the Struggle Gala and Award Celebration honors in a star-studded event and photographic tribute individuals who over the past year have made a heroic contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS. Lee Daniels is the Academy Award-winning filmmaker of films like Precious, The Paperboy, The Butler and Monster’s Ball, and…

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Long gone are the days when homosexuals had to peek out the closet, assess the cultural temperature, then decide if they were going to declare their orientation publicly. Today, they don’t just walk out of the closet; they are strutting, and without any fear of the backlash that, for example, Ellen DeGeneres had to endure…

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