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Nearly 50% of those living with HIV/AIDS are African American

1 in 12 African Americans May Suffer And Die from Sickle Cell Disease

3.2M african americans have diabetes 33% don't know

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of African Americans

African American women are 18% more likely to die from breast cancer

African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population.



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  •  For Black Women, the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

    11th of March 2020

    Contact: Melissa BakerNBLCH (212) 614-0023; Ext 109   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For Black Women, the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On By C. Virginia Fields New York, March 10, 2020. Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones […]

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    The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (NBLCH) is a nonprofit organization that depends on donations and grants. With your help we will continue the fight to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, addressing Hepatitis C while expanding to include cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes, and mental health.