[AIDS in minority communities]
Original Airdate: 4/17/1987
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Meg Vaillancourt reports that a disproportionate number of African Americans have been infected with the HIV/AIDS virus. Vaillancourt notes that the higher rates of transmission in the African American community are due to behavioral factors. Vaillancourt analyzes the differences in AIDS transmission between the white community and the African American community. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Denise Cartier-Bennia giving a talk on AIDS in the African American community. Cartier-Bennia talks about the need to educate people about AIDS. Vaillancourt quotes statistics concerning HIV/AIDS infection rates. Vaillancourt's report is accompanied by footage of African American residents of Roxbury and footage from interviews with people on the street.
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News - Television
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