This Sunday, February 7th will mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). This year, NBHAAD is more urgent because we are facing yet another pandemic.

The same racial inequities that drive HIV disparities among Black people are the ones that are hurting Black communities the most with COVID. Now the vaccine is here. But medical mistrust is one of the barriers for many Black people who are thinking about getting vaccinated.

Building upon years of HIV advocacy and trusted community relationships, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) are partnering with the COVID Vaccine Prevention Network (CoVPN) to educate Black Americans about…

Yolanda Gibson

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