Next Friday, June 27, 2014 is National HIV Testing Day! So many women are impacted by this growing and often not discussed epidemic. HIV is striking the black population more than others with rates reaching epidemic proportions. In fact, Black Americans are currently nearly eight times more likely than White Americans to be HIV positive. THIS IS HORRIFYING! Pretty Girls we have to protect ourselves. Use protection. Get tested. Watch OWN’s popular docu-series “Our America with Lisa Ling” that will explore how the social and economic pressures have helped drive the spread of the disease, and introduces five courageous men and women who have decided to come out of the shadows for the very first time to help pave the way for greater acceptance of the disease.
- A single woman looking for love,
- A young gay man who fears an early death,
- A survivor who has lived his entire life with HIV,
- A woman who believes her husband has infected her,
- A former drug abuser who may have infected countless women.
Check out the trailer below:
“Our America with Lisa Ling – “Black America’s Secret Epidemic” airs on Thursday, June 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
If you don’t know your status get tested today! Your health is your wealth!