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Contemporary Conversation: HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports Black/African Americans make up 42% of new HIV diagnoses. This group also has the highest diagnoses across other categories, including women and same gender loving males.

Join Karen Simms (Trauma & Resilience Initiative), Janice Walker, Susan Johnson (CU-PHD), and Justin Hendrix (HITNHOMEBOY) as they talk about community interventions and challenges to prevention.

Contemporary Conversations: HIV/AIDS in the Black Community is being presented as part of the exhibit Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois.

This virtual program is scheduled for Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm on Zoom.

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About Contemporary Conversations

The Contemporary Conversations programmatic series instigates conversations around contemporary cultural issues, themes, and ideas.

Please note that this program does NOT take place at the Spurlock Museum.
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All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.