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This march was organized by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), in Durban, South Africa on July 18, 2016. The march was in conjunction with the World AIDS Conference. Thousands of demonstrators made their way to the International Convention Centre to hand over a memorandum calling for better treatment and increased health care support. Photo ©International AIDS Society/Rogan Ward

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Health & Wellness

New HIV Diagnoses In NYC Reach All-Time Lows; Infection Rate Climbs In Deep South

On the eve of World AIDS Day, which raises global awareness of the 35-year epidemic of this illness, a milestone has been reached in America's largest city, officials there say. New York City Health Commissioner...

The alarming state of HIV in the south

NACCHO Announces New Initiative to Address Disparities in HIV Outcomes among Minority Populations in the South Washington, DC — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with Cicatelli Associates, Inc. (CAI),...

Arizona professor honored for HIV research in Nigeria

TUCSON, Ariz. – John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a...

New York City AIDS Memorial Park Rises At St. Vincent’s Triangle

Installation has begun on the New York City AIDS Memorial, located at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village. NEW YORK - Construction of the New York City AIDS...

Main News

North Carolina District Attorney decides no charges in Keith Scott case

North Carolina prosecutors have said a Charlotte police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a fellow black man, Keith Lamont Scott, in September, and will not face charges. The shooting triggered several nights...

No Parole For Gay Serial Killer; Activist Raps Police Response

Gay serial killer Stephen Port was sentenced to life in prison without parole by a British court last week, for the murders of four young men in and around London over the past two...

Business News

Black-White Earnings Gap Returns To 1950 Levels

After decades of progress, earnings gap between black and white men is back at 1950 levels DURHAM, N.C. - After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to...

“Ni hao!”: Teaching Chinese in Kenya

"Ni hao!" a group of Kenyan schoolchildren call in unison as they bound uphill towards a wooden hut perched on the hill ahead. "Those are some of my new students," teacher Liu Yimenghan (not picture)...

Politics

Henderson Seen as Possible SF Supervisor Choice After Leno Wins Senate Seat

Paul Hemderson, the out, Black former prosecutor who lost a recent bid for a San Francisco Superior Court judgeship, is being considered by Mayor Ed Lee as a possible replacement for City Supervisor Mark...

Latinos and Muslims Unite Against Trump

Unity Statement of Muslim Advocates and National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Stand United in Response to President-Elect Trump’s Recent Actions and Statements WASHINGTON - The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) and Muslim Advocates issued the following...

Commentary

“Stay woke” this Thanksgiving!

  As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time's spiritual significance. As a time of connectedness, I pause to acknowledge what I have to be thankful for. However, as...

Opinion: Lessons Learned

  Needless to say, this campaign for President was one of the most divisive experiences I have ever witnessed or experience in my 40+ years of life. Through all of the name calling, threats, fear...

Family

Beyond Play: Sociologist Explores How Toys Fuel Stereotypes

A Sacramento State sociologist believes that clues to the continued dominance of men in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields – and the reason nurturing often comes more easily to women –...

Breastfeeding may have major impact on future health

Study Shows Alarming Disparities In Health Outcomes Could Be Prevented By Breastfeeding A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed that black infants had more than twice the deaths of whites attributable to...

Friends in Adoption provides enlightened support for minorities and LGBT

Adoption is often viewed as a somewhat controversial subject accompanied with complex legal, civil, religious and societal issues. Please listen to a GBMNews discussion on intricacies, issues and support for prospective adoptive parents. From Friends in...

Life

Tourism and Natural Treasures to Pull Ethiopia Out of Poverty and Famine

By James Jeffrey ADDIS ABABA - Despite a cultural, historical and linguistic identity quite distinct from the rest of Africa, Ethiopia never became a major tourist destination on the continent. But Ethiopia didn’t appear that bothered...

Urban Sprawl Stunts Upward Mobility, U Study Finds

A recent study by University of Utah Department of City & Metropolitan Planning professor Reid Ewing and his colleagues in Utah, Texas and Louisiana, tested the relationship between urban sprawl and upward mobility for...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Out Filmmaker Tackles Dating, HIV In “90 Days”

In American cinema, the thorny subject of HIV and AIDS has occasionally been examined on the silver screen, as it was in 1993’s feature film Philadelphia, which cast Tom Hanks as a closeted, HIV-positive...
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90 DAYS Trailer

A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple's relationship and their life altering decision after ninety days of dating. After ninety days of dating, Jessica and Taylor are forced...

Sports News

NFL’s Johnson Will Wear Anti-Bullying Cleats This Sunday

David Johnson, the Arizona Cardinals' star running back, says he will make a statement against bullying when he takes the field this Sunday, by wearing special cleats highlighting the Stomp Out Bullying group. Week 13...

Arena to lead Soccer’s Team USA

Bruce Arena has been appointed United States head coach for a second time, succeeding Jurgen Klinsmann, who was sacked on Monday. The American, 65, who is leaving LA Galaxy to take up the post, led...

 Community News 

Over 400 HBCU Students Attend TMCF 28th Annual Awards Gala

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey Receives CEO of the Year Award WASHINGTON DC - The Thurgood Marshall College Fund held another sold-out Awards Gala to support the work of the nation's Historically Black Colleges...

Philadelphia new LGBT health center receives building funding

Mazzoni Center Receives $1.5 Million in State Funding through RACP Program PHILADELPHIA- Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia's home for LGBTQ health and well-being, has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance...

The Forward makes important statement in featuring Jews of African decent

Every year, The Forward, America’s foremost Jewish new source, compiles a list of the 50 most important Jews in America. Today, the paper came out with the 2016 list, featuring a number of African...

Festival Spotlights African Women Filmmakers

Lead Photo: Sara Chitambo, head of the South African chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television. Credit: Mark Olalde/IPS JOHANNESBURG - At the Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg’s trendy, gentrifying Maboneng...

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