Finding light in the face of grim statistics

Kiritsy, Laura
April 2001
Bay Windows;4/26/2001, pN.PAG
Reports on the cooperation among Boston's community of color to celebrate resilience and hope in the fight against HIV. Details of the 12th annual Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast, a gathering to honor the efforts of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of color in the battle against AIDS/HIV; Award given to Kwame Banks for his decade of service in the battle against HIV/AIDS; Speech given by Keith Boykin, Special Assistant to the President of the U.S.


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