By Jessica Valoris Dec 01, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 12.01.06 Deal Struck for Cheaper Anti-HIV Drugs for Kids in 62 Countries A deal for cheaper anti-HIV drugs for children is an important first step in stemming the rising number of infections among children of HIV infected mothers in developing countries. A Circle of Strength Project Ujima gives hope to men devastated by drugs, prison and HIV. Democratic Congress Raises Hope for HIV/AIDS Reform Congressional Black Caucus members have been leaders in the fight to stem the tide of HIV/AIDS in the general population and within the prison system where African Americans are disproportionately represented. Africa or Bust: Battling HIV/AIDS In honor of World AIDS Day, we hear from young people working to make change on a continent still ravaged by a global pandemic. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.