AIDS

Today in Hip-Hop History: Eazy E Diagnosed With AIDS 25 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Eric “Eazy E” Wright was diagnosed with the deadly AIDS virus and announced the diagnosis via his record label Ruthless Records. In 1986 Eazy-E went into business with Jerry Heller to create Ruthless Records. It’s often told that Wright used up to $250,000 of his own money –which he made […]

I Want To Donate Blood And I’m Not Allowed!

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Words by Shanice Stephanie Former band mate of the group N’SYNC, Lance Bass, was forced to speak out when the FDA denied him of donating blood. We are all aware of the unfortunate event that took place on the Las Vegas strip during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on October 1st. Well like many others […]

Kiehl’s 8th Annual LifeRide Initiative For HIV Diagnoses In Young People

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Since 2010, Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care, has used a fleet of motorcycles to make noise for AIDS awareness. This year, for its eighth annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR (July 31-Aug. 7, 2017), Kiehl’s and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, are focusing their messaging […]

AHF’s Know Your Status Tour Hits Clark Atlanta University with Karen Civil

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By: Ashley Vance Yesterday (Apr. 20th), The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) made the second stop of their Know Your Status Tour at Clark Atlanta University in a much needed attempt to educate today’s youth on the detriments of STD’s. Engaging in a panel discussion hosted by Karen Civil, a group of influencers inclusive of Amber […]

Naomi Campbell Honored By amfAR’s Annual Inspiration Gala

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Actress and supermodel Naomi Campbell was honored at the 7th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York this week. For the past 23 years, she has been a devoted supporter of amfAR and HIV/AIDS research. Wendy Williams presented her with the award. In her acceptance remarks, Campbell thanked amfAR “for bringing us to this much more hopeful point.” She […]

JAY Z, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio & More Attend amfAR’s NYFW Gala

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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, hosted its annual charity gala on Wednesday [February 10] at Cipriani Wall Street. Studio executive Harvey Weinstein was honored for his support of the organization and his contributions to the global struggle against HIV/AIDS. Weinstein’s friends JAY Z, Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower were seated at his table, […]

Atlanta Ranked #1 In New Cases Of HIV/AIDS

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Atlanta, Georgia is ranked the top city for new diagnoses of HIV/AIDS. Experts believe that the main reason for the is that there are not enough tests being offered. By the time patients get tests done, the virus has already rapidly advanced to AIDS. Dr. Abigail Hankin Wei, who runs the FOCUS HIV test program at […]