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The Red Pump Project is in DC for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. We are powering the social media for the HIV/AIDS panels. First is the “Beyond a National AIDS Strategy: Next Steps in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Black America” panel, which starts at 2pm EST. Follow the conversation with the [...]

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This week, the Congressional Black Caucus will host its Annual Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. The Red Pump Project will be attending several panels at this year’s conference, and has the honor of providing social media support for the CBCF’s HIV/AIDS panels. We will be live-tweeting the panels and discussions (listed below) and will live-stream [...]

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by Renisha JamesSo what happens when HIV has turned into full blown AIDS and you can no longer take care of yourself independently? Everyday tasks become extremely difficult and your mental state is hanging by a thread. This image is not well-known in our media or mainstream news, accept to those who are close to [...]

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OAKLAND, California – “HIV disease has become a complex, chronic condition. Measurement of quality of care is an essential component of successful therapy,” said Michael Horberg, MD, MAS, FACP, director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente. Horberg was one of two co-chairs who led a study created to improve the quality of HIV care and treatment [...]

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by Renisha James Most people have heard of homeless shelters… battered women and children shelters… But have you ever heard of an HIV/AIDS shelter? I hadn’t until I ran across the Francis House located in Tampa, Florida. The Francis House is a different type of HIV/AIDS organization in that it offers services that really aim [...]

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According to an article entitled Teen Sex: Not Always Bad?, by Candice Lucey, about one quarter of sexually active teens contract STDs, including HIV/AIDS. The article focuses on academic differences in teenagers who engage in sexual behavior and those who are abstinent. By 19, 70% of never-married teens had lost their virginity. While the study [...]

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by Aramide EsubiIf you’re ever looking to spice things up a bit, what better way to do it than with a hot new shoe? This sandal by Carlos Santana is just what you need for that night out on the town or that special dinner date. Now that I’ve implanted it onto your social schedule, [...]

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Event Spotlight – Bar AIDS: Mark your calendars Chicago! Bar AIDS is upon us on Thursday, August 26th. This year not only are pubs and bars throughout the city participating, but so are coffee shops and juice bars, to accommodate a broader clientele. A portion of the proceeds at participating venues will go towards EdgeAlliance [...]

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On Tuesday, the Black AIDS Institute, in partnership with Merck, announced the launch of the Black Treatment Advocates Network. According to the press release,BTAN, the first collaborative Network of its kind, will train and mobilize a team of treatment advocates with a mission to link Black Americans with HIV into care and treatment; strengthen local [...]

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by Lisa PollardOn July 24th, I participated in the AIDS Walk of Central Ohio. Actually, I volunteer every year as a tribute to my former co-worker and dear friend who lived with AIDS. Nonetheless, every year I become a little more disappointed at the fact that there are so few African Americans that participate in [...]

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