Published in AIDS Weekly, June 14th, 2004
According to the group, HIV has had a dramatic impact on the African American community. African Americans, who make up 12% of the U.S. population, account for more than 50% of new infections. In addition, women now account for an estimated 30% of all new HIV infections and represent an increasing number of AIDS cases, as well.
African American women, in particular, are greatly affected by the epidemic. In 2002, black women in...
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