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Sage’s Rage: HIV is still here, listen up…talk!

Posted on: February 7, 2012

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Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  I’m sure you have heard the numbers…

In 2009, Black Americans represented only 14% of the U.S. population, but accounted for almost half of all new HIV infections.  That’s right, people are still getting infected with HIV, which is a completely preventable virus.    And the numbers keep increasing especially among Black youth because we aren’t talking about it.  So I need your help…

Please take some time to talk to a teen about building positive relationships and getting tested to they know where they stand…

For more information about National Black HIV/AIDS awareness Day visit:  http://www.blackaidsday.org/

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