by Akiba Solomon on July 15 2011, 1:49PM
Two new studies involving heterosexual women and men reveal that taking a daily dose of HIV meds can decrease infection risk by well over 50 percent. That’s a “yay” for women of color who bear the brunt of the global pandemic.
by Shani O. Hilton on July 13 2011, 10:39AM
As the GOP pushes Medicare and Medicaid cuts, advocates urge Congress to make the programs work for three million home-care givers making poverty-wages—and the ballooning number of people who depend upon them.
by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2011, 2:00PM
An all-Latina transgender diva race brings HIV/AIDS prevention and health messages to Orange County’s Latino community.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 28 2011, 11:12AM
But the right is plowing ahead with its state-level movement to block the group’s reproductive health services, which are crucial to women of color in many cities.
We break down some of the most alarming stats showing how and why HIV is still spreading 30 years later.
by Rae Gomes on June 22 2011, 10:17AM
Food revolutionaries in immigrant neighborhoods want to reclaim the healthy foods of their ancestors. They just have to find the ingredients.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 17 2011, 3:21PM
Residents demand that one of the world’s premier hospitals also help save the lives of its neighbors.
by Yvonne Yen Liu on June 10 2011, 9:49AM
The state’s historic new universal health care system will cover the undocumented workers who toil in dangerous isolation to keep Vermont’s farms in business.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 8 2011, 1:42PM
But with such a remarkable life story, should so much of the focus be based on her size?
by Akiba Solomon on June 3 2011, 10:37AM
Even after federal intervention, Hoosier State Republicans stand by their vendetta against Planned Parenthood. Now, guess who’s really paying the price.
by Julianne Hing on June 3 2011, 10:15AM
Black women across the world are still fighting for access to potentially livesaving treatments.
by Thoai Lu on June 2 2011, 1:47PM
A new profile in the Washington Post reveals the deeply personal bond that drives one woman’s inspiration tale.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 2 2011, 3:30AM
A new infrographic from Amnesty International shows that low-income and women of color are more likely to die from pregnancy related causes.
by Rod McCullom on May 26 2011, 9:42AM
Recent weeks have witnessed a series of striking advancements in developing a vaccine for the 30-year-old epidemic that’s ravaging black neighborhoods.
by Akiba Solomon on May 20 2011, 12:20PM
In its lust for a salacious scoop, Rupert Murdoch’s chronically race-baiting tabloid has made both the alleged victim and her community into the villains.
by Rod McCullom on May 19 2011, 10:27AM
A new study finally proves “treatment as prevention” remarkably slows HIV’s spread. But huge numbers of black people living with HIV don’t know they are positive and aren’t in treatment.
by Kai Wright on April 21 2011, 11:15AM
The Mississippi governor will be among the most serious 2012 GOP contenders, and that’s troubling.