HIV/AIDS and Social Justice in Black America: Reflecting on Three Decades of the Epidemic

A Symposium presented by the University of Rochester’s Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

University of Rochester's River Campus
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library
Friday, October 19, 2012
Presentations: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Roundtable: 2 to 3 p.m.
Free and open to the public

For questions about this event, contact Ed Brockenbrough at (585) 275-5053 or

Featured Presenters:

Angelique Harris, PhD
Assistant Professor, Marquette University
“Cultural Constructions of Stigma: The Framing of HIV/AIDS within African American Communities.” 

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Emory University
“Unequal Treatment: Racism in Medical Settings and Its Potential Impact on Current Biomedical HIV Prevention and Treatment Initiatives”

Marjorie J. Hill, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Gay Men’s Health Crisis
“Can the Black Community Really Become an AIDS-Free Generation?: Reflections on Hope, the Economy and the Social Determinants of HIV”

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