Not in My Family

Not in My Family

AIDS in the African-American Community

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In this landmark collection of personal essays, stories, brief memoirs, and polemics, a broad swath of black Americans unite to bear witness to the devastation AIDS has wrought on their community.  Not in My Family marks a new willingness on the part of black Americans--whether prominent figures from the worlds of politics, entertainment, or sports, or just ordinary folks with extraordinary stories -- to face the scourge that has affected them disproportionately for years. Editor Gil Robertson has enlisted a remarkable group of contributors, including performers like Patti LaBelle, Mo'Nique, and Hill Harper; bestselling authors like Randall Robinson and Omar Tyree; political leaders like Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders; religious leaders like Rev. Calvin Butts, and many, many more.
Publisher: Chicago : Agate, c2006.
ISBN: 9781932841244
1932841245
Branch Call Number: 362.1969792
Characteristics: xii, 321 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Robertson, Gil L.

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Feb 08, 2016

For updated statistics from the CDC, check out: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/group/racialethnic/africanamericans/

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