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AIDS in Black America


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AIDS activists carry banners past a mobile HIV testing van in Los Angeles.
Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images
AIDS activists carry banners past a mobile HIV testing van in Los Angeles.

African-Americans make up just over 12 percent of the U.S. population, but account for nearly half of the 1 million people infected with HIV in this country. We talk with filmmaker Renata Simone about her Frontline documentary, "ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America." We'll also talk with two African-American East Bay residents living with the disease.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jesse Brooks, Oakland AIDS activist featured in "ENDGAME"
  • Nell Davis, East Bay resident whose story was featured in "ENDGAME"
  • Renata Simone, producer, director and writer of the Frontline documentary "ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America"

More info:

Watch the trailer for "ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America":

Watch Endgame: AIDS in Black America on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.



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