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Following DaBaby’s now-infamous Rolling Loud backlash online, he decided to meet with HIV/AIDS organizations to become better educated on the topics. However, several of those orgs revealed that he never made a financial contribution to them.

Just when it seemed like all was lost for DaBaby on his redemption tour back into the industry's good graces, the 29-year-old emcee finally came through with an apology by way of a few HIV organizations he met with recently.

Rap star DaBaby tried to clear up remarks he made at Rolling Loud Miami recently that potentially offending his gay fans, as well as those who may be suffering from HIV/AIDS. However, he might've dug himself into an even deeper hole with the new response.

Black women are only 15% of the United States Population but they make up 60% of new HIV/AIDS cases. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with LaDeia Joyce, motivational speaker and blogger who is living with HIV. LaDeia was diagnosed with HIV 3 years ago after a routine STD/STI screening and recalls one of her […]

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According to a news report by WSB-TV, Atlanta’s HIV problem is now being called an epidemic. The cities rampant HIV issue has some scientists comparing Atlanta to third world African countries and says some residents should be taking daily meds to help prevent the spread of the deadly disease. _____ “Downtown Atlanta is as bad […]

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The question arose during a case in which a man was charged with a third-degree felony for failing to reveal to his male partner that he was HIV-positive. His lawyer argued before the state’s high court in February 2015 that Florida laws were so narrowly defined that “sexual intercourse” didn’t apply to sexual activity between […]

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between the years 2008-2014, infection rates fell 18 percent in the U.S.

Dr. Steven K. Grinspoon is a Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism, and Director of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard. He has a long-standing interest in the metabolic and endocrine complications of HIV disease, with an initial focus on insulin resistance and body composition. He has served […]

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Racial profiling and the mass incarceration of Black people will always be an important topic to address. But according to an op-ed in The New York Times, the issue may also be connected to the growing number of women who are dying from AIDS. As for the specific cause of the increase, it is unknown. […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-fiancee of Charlie Sheen has sued the actor claiming he didn’t disclose he was HIV positive until after they had sex several times and was physically and emotionally abusive during their relationship. Scottine Ross, a porn star who performed under the name Brett Rossi, sued the actor on Thursday for […]

December 1st is World AIDS Day and actress and longtime philanthropist Sheryl Lee Ralph is committed to getting the word out about the importance of getting tested and knowing your status. “Testing is power. Take that knowledge seriously. Testing has never been made easier. You can pick up a test at Walmart, Walgreen and Rite […]