The Secret Epidemic: The Story of AIDS and Black America
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The Secret Epidemic: The Story of AIDS and Black America

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Half the people in the United States who are diagnosed with HIV are now African American. Through the eyes of those on the front lines of the crisis, journalist Jacob Levenson tells a story of race and public health that spans fifty years and reveals how AIDS has become one of the leading killers of young black men and women. Medical researcher Mindy Fullilove investigates...more
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Published February 3rd 2004 by Anchor
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The Secret Epidemic - The Story of AIDS and Black America
By Jacob Levenson

Reviewed by Alina Oswald. Originally published in A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine

Considered by some reviewers "the sequel of Randy Shilts' 'And the Band Played On,'" Jacob Levenson's "The Secret Epidemic" embarks readers on an expedition to the roots of the AIDS epidemic in "Black America."

From the rural Alabama to San Francisco, New York City and the White House, the author interweaves personal stories, the rol...more
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