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Not in my family : AIDS in the African-American community

Author: Gil L IV Robertson
Publisher: Chicago : Agate Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At long last, the time has come: the time for African American people to face the scourge that has affected it disproportionately for years, and to break through the cultural inhibitions that have prevented them from dealing with it head on. This landmark collection of personal essays, stories, brief memoirs, and polemics from a broad swath of black Americans-whether prominent figures from the worlds of politics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Robertson, Gil L. IV.
Not In My Family : AIDS in the African-American Community.
Chicago : Agate Publishing, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gil L IV Robertson
ISBN: 9781572846210 1572846216
OCLC Number: 793995905
Description: 1 online resource (334 pages)
Contents: The facts of HIV and AIDS : plague in the black community / William Yarbo --
Deep from within / Michael J. Burt --
The essays. Time to break the silence / Barbara Lee --
I know the face of AIDS / S.M. Young --
"Sexy" and "safe" aren't mutually exclusive / 3 Blacque Chix --
Who will step up? / Hill Harper --
Ms. Different / Nadia Lataillade --
Reality check ... / Robi Reed --
The power of truth / Al Sharpton --
Standing united behind a cause / Jesse Jackson Jr. --
Living my life with AIDS / Jeffrey D. Robertson --
Sweet-tea ethics : black luv, healthcare, and cultural mistrust / Edward M. Garnes Jr. --
I remember / N. Ali Early --
The way forward / Phill Wilson --
Coping with the loss of my father / Toni Nelson --
AIDS : you better ask somebody! / Mo'nique --
A message to my straight brothers : it's time to talk about our homophobia / Christopher Cathcart --
Acceptance is a good thing / Tramaine Hawkins --
AIDS has no tribe / Josiah Kibira --
A stitch of faith / Dena Gray --
The power of love and honesty in a relationship / Petra Johnson --
Sad news : a reporter's notes on an epidemic / Linda Villarosa --
Life's ups and downs / Patti Labelle --
Celebrity sex crave in the age of AIDS / Omar Tyree --
No more debates / Pernessa C. Seele --
Generations / Regina R. Robertson --
Never judge a book by its cover / M. Brown --
Knowing something, but needing to know more / Diamaan Samba Guèye. From the front lines, and why we are all there / Melvenia Jefferson Guèye --
I have HIV myself / Marvelyn Brown --
AIDS in the black community and me / Ronda Racha Penrice --
Something's gotta give / Mr. Marcus --
Sometimes I cry / Sheryl Lee Ralph --
A crisis in a community / James Benton --
HIV/AIDS and African Americans : reflections of a congresswoman, a physician, and a mother / Donna M. Christensen --
i can't stand the rain / Ivory T. Brown --
Not in my family, not in my house / Nicole Joseph --
The black church : false prophets and wandering sheep / Nathan McCall, Rudolph Byrd --
Shedding secrets / Jeneane Lewis --
As it stands / Eunetta T. Boone --
A revolutionary act / Craig Washington --
Dispelling the myth / Joycelyn Elders --
Love your brother and sisters / Calvin O. Butts III --
Back to the basics / Byron Cage --
21st-century sex etiquette / Dyana Williams --
Bittersweet memories of a musical legend / Bernadette Brown --
HIV/AIDS : the litmus test for love / Herndon L. Davis --
Greater lessons learned / Alexis Wilson --
Love for a season / Kelley Bass Jackson --
Stand up! / Cleo Manago --
The blueprint my father left / David Horton --
Giving back : the greatest love of all / Rani G. Whitfield --
When love abounds / Deya Smith --
Bearing responsibility / Gregory Meeks --
AIDS in my world / Nancy Mercado --
Not in my church / Cynthia Powell-Hicks, Joanne Powell Lightford --
The last to know / Jasmine Guy --
Family affair / Randall Robinson --
Innocence, love, and loss to AIDS / Shawna C. Ervin --
My shining light / Gil L. Robertson IV.
Responsibility: [edited by] Gil L. Robertson IV.
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At long last, the time has come: the time for African American people to face the scourge that has affected it disproportionately for years, and to break through the cultural inhibitions that have prevented them from dealing with it head on. This landmark collection of personal essays, stories, brief memoirs, and polemics from a broad swath of black Americans-whether prominent figures from the worlds of politics, entertainment, or sports, or just ordinary folks with extraordinary -stories whose lives have been touched by HIV/AIDS-will galvanize public attention around this issue.

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