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Hello To All My Divas Rocking The Red Pump:The Chicago Annual AIDS Walk/Run will be taking place on Saturday, October 3, 2009. The Red Pump Project Team will be there participating in the Walk/Run to support the AIDS Foundation of Chicago by raising money, awareness, and volunteering our time. We would like you to assist [...]

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When I came across this post yesterday, I had to ask the author permission to feature it on The Red Pump blog. It is just the type of content that we’ve been yearning to get from women on their various points of view on HIV/AIDS. I’m so pleased that Dana is allowing us to have [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week

When TLC’s T-Boz made a guest appearance on the Real Housewives of Atlanta, I immediately thought of their best album to date, CrazySexyCool. Then, I thought that would be a perfect theme for my next 3 posts for the Red Pumps of the Week.So, this week I will start with the “Crazy”. Now, these shoes [...]

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At the Red Pump Meetup, amazing AIDS activist, Rae Lewis-Thornton, attended our event and we had a chance to talk to her. She is truly inspiring and a true fighter, not to mention an all out fabulous lady!Here is a video interview that she did with Black AIDS Media, in conjunction with a story for [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week

This week’s selections were inspired by the Red Pump Project’s co-founder Karyn and her footwear choice for the Bud Billiken Parade. There is nothing like a comfortable flat that is also chic.Karyn’s Red FlatsWe all know that a shoe’s appeal is all in the details. Ruffles and bows – done separately because the combination would [...]

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Hello to All of My Red Pump Divas: I want to introduce to you all a new feature for the Red Pump Project blog. This is, “The Red Pump Pick of the Month”. The Red Pump Pick of the month will be our own book club. Each month I will introduce a new book for [...]

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The HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis in Black America. African Americans make up 13% of the U.S. population but represent 49% of all AIDS cases. African-American women comprise nearly 70% of women who are newly diagnosed with HIV, and African American men are 44% of new HIV diagnoses. The death rate for AIDS is [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week

Hello, all!I’m so honored to be working with the Red Pump Project to present to you the “Red Pumps of the Week” blog series. Since the Red Pump represents the mission of this fabulous initiative, we want to assist you in your search to find shoes that fit your budget and sense of style.What better [...]

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By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Science Writer – Sun Aug 2, 2:31 pm ETAssociated Press WASHINGTON – A new strain of the virus that causes AIDS has been discovered in a woman from the African nation of Cameroon. It differs from the three known strains of human immunodeficiency virus and appears to be closely related [...]

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Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the AIDS case rates from 2007, the most recent data available. As far as cities go, Miami tops the list with 33.1 cases/100,000 people. They are then followed by New Orleans (31.5) and Baton Rouge (31.4). A Baton Rouge news outlet posted a [...]

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