World Aids Day

Knowing your status increases your chances for a longer, healthier life.

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News & Sports  — Good day to you on this World AIDS Day… President-elect Donald Trump is coming to Indy Thursday afternoon to talk about an agreement with air conditioner maker, Carrier Corporation, that will save just under 1,000 jobs. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are visiting Carrier’s west side plant at 2 p.m. […]

Today has a two-fold focus on awareness. It is “World AIDS Day” and “Giving Tuesday.” Giving Tuesday aims 180 degrees away from the recent chatter and activities of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  This day is a 24-hour online campaign to encourage people to donate to charities, volunteer, and support causes that help others. Giving Tuesday began three […]

AIDS and HIV are not the immediate death sentences they once were. But of course, that’s no excuse for us to stay lax on practicing…

  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention there are 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and 1.2 million here in the United States. Of that 1.2 million there is a new study that rates African Americans as being infected with HIV up to 8-times more than whites. In order to bring […]

World AIDS Day, which began in 1988, is observed on December 1 of each year so that folks around the globe can unite in their support for those…

  Today is World AIDS Day, a day to not just remember those we’ve lost to the virus, but also to increase awareness. This year’s…

As millions of people around the globe observed World AIDS Day on Sunday, Bishop T.D. Jakes (pictured) and his Potter’s House megachurch, provided free HIV testing…

  Connie had to do the unthinkable as a mother. She watched her three children die back to back in 90s. She suspected it was AIDS but did not have the strength to find the cause of their illness. Once her husband became sick, they both mustered up the courage to get tested. They both […]

On the eve of the 25th World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama expressed hope, proclaiming that an “AIDS-free generation is within our reach.” RELATED:  Young…

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Nana Eyeson Akiwowo Age: 36 Place of…

In his 2005 hit, “Heard Em’ Say,” Kanye West rhymed: “And I know the government administered AIDS/ So I guess we just pray like the minister say.” Kanye’s not the only black person who believes the Feds are behind this devastating disease. The Rand Corporation reported in a study that, of the 500 black participants […]