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Day of Unity

All around the country this past weekend, black Christian leaders used their sermons to explore a taboo topic: HIV and AIDS.

 

The NAACP recruited more than 100 pastors to preach about HIV for a “Day of Unity”, hoping to raise the subject’s profile among those affected at a disparate rate – the African-American community.

 

“Historically, the Black Church has been instrumental in driving change on social justice issues, including voting rights and employment opportunities,” said Dr. Marjorie Innocent, senior director of health programs for the […]

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