Black Caucus leads drive to declare AIDS crisis among blacks a public health emergency

August 1998
Jet;08/17/98, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p37
Presents information on a study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation regarding the number of blacks in America suffering from the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and the reactions of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) organization and other organizations to the survey. Details on the survey; Findings of the survey; Information on calls by the CBC and the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (BLCA) for the AIDS crisis to be declared a public health emergency.


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