Today, the AIDS epidemic affects more than 500,000 Blacks Americans, who live with the deadly infection. In addition, there are an estimated 20,000 new cases each year.
According to the CDC (Center of Disease Control), AIDS related deaths rank 3rd among the leading causes of death in Black America.
Although leadership is present, their call for action are mere whispers to the barrage of sex in music video, movies and reality TV. And while advertised everywhere, prevention methods aren’t. Though Government programs are in place, this is and still remains, OUR FIGHT!
Black as AIDS takes an in-depth look into the AIDS / HIV epidemic, with first hand
testimonials of those it has affected. Hear from the brave people who battle with it everyday but continue to go about their daily lives, as they share their struggles, coping methods and regrets.
This feature length documentary is set to begin production April 2010. For updates and information, check back regularly.