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Ice Cube Responds to Rumors That Suge Knight Injected Eazy-E with HIV | Video

Ice Cube Responds to Rumors That Suge Knight Injected Eazy-E with HIV | Video

*Eazy-E was 31 years old when passed away from AIDS-related complications in 1995. There have long been rumors that former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight injected him with HIV. Ice Cube touched on the topic during a recent interview on Logan Paul’s Impaulsive podcast, Complex reports. “How would [Suge Knight] do that?” Cube asked. […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph Hosts 29th Annual Divas Simply Singing on World AIDS Day – WATCH

*Tony Award-Winning Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph hosted the 29th Annual “DIVAS Simply Singing” event on World AIDS Day, December 1. This year the event honored Grammy, Golden Globe, Emmy winning, and 10-time Oscar nominee, legendary songwriter Diane Warren with the DIVAS Legacy Award featured performances of her songs by Chrissy Metz, Brandon Victor Dixon, Shanice, […]

HIV is Still A Major Problem in the South – Why is That?

*(Via The Conversation) – Increased funding, targeted prevention efforts and better treatment have helped to slow down the HIV epidemic in the United States. The number of new HIV-positive cases has decreased significantly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the number of new HIV diagnoses declining by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014. […]

17th Annual Heroes in the Struggle Gala – Red Carpet Coverage / EUR Exclusive!

 *Saturday, December 1, 2018 marked the 17th annual Heroes in the Struggle Gala. The event which took place at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles was hosted by Jussie Smollett, star of Fox’s hit tv series, Empire. Smollett also serves as a board member and event chair for the Black AIDS Institute, […]

Socially Conscious Jimmy Jean-Louis is ADFIFF’s 2016 Guest of Honor

*Socially conscious actor Jimmy Jean-Louis will be Guest of Honor of the 24th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival/ADFIFF in NYC. A “rags to riches” story, Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis grew up in the slums of Pétionville, Haiti until age 12 before moving to France and then to Los Angeles where he settled in 1998 […]

National Enquirer Claims Prince Had AIDS and Was ‘Preparing to Die’

*In the absence of a definitive cause of death announcement for Prince, it’s inevitable that tabloids would start filling the void with claims from unnamed sources. On Wednesday, the National Enquirer dropped a bombshell, claiming Prince had contracted HIV sometime in the 90s, and it had turned into full blown AIDS within the past six months. […]

Bill T. Jones to be Honored by Human Rights Campaign

*The nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign, said Monday that it will honor Tony Award-winning choreographer and mentor Bill T. Jones with its Visibility Award, which recognizes those who shine a light on the struggles of people living with HIV. Jones would be toasted at a gala dinner on Feb. 6 […]

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Laila Ali Join Alicia Keys Charity as Ambassadors

*They have worked together on “Empire,” and now Taraji P. Henson and Alicia Keys are joining forces off-screen to fight HIV and AIDS. Henson, Janelle Monae and Laila Ali have signed on as ambassadors for the newly formed power council on Keys’ charity, Keep a Child Alive, launched in 2003 to raise awareness about HIV and […]

Arthur Ashe Items From Private Collector Headed to Auction

*A number of items belonging to late tennis great Arthur Ashe are going to the highest bidder beginning Dec. 8. A private collector is selling 16 manuscripts and personal objects as one lot through Christie’s in New York. They include Ashe’s notes for a Nov. 19, 1992, speech before the National Leadership Coalition on AIDS. It […]

One of Charlie Sheen’s ‘Goddesses’ Says He Hid HIV Status From Her (Listen)

*Moments after Charlie Sheen confirmed his HIV-positive status on the “Today” show Tuesday, one of his ex-girlfriends is refuting the actor’s claim that he disclosed his condition to all of his past sexual partners. Former porn star Bree Olson, whose real name is Rachel Oberlin, lived with Sheen in 2011 as one of the “goddesses” […]

Charlie Sheen to Reveal He’s HIV Positive on ‘Today’ Show (Report)

*The National Enquirer reported Monday that actor Charlie Sheen is HIV positive and has been hiding his status for years.  NBC also announced Monday that the actor will appear on the “Today” show Tuesday to make a “revealing personal announcement.” In a press release, NBC said the actor will sit down with Matt Lauer for the interview. […]