On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
In the ’80s and ’90s, HIV/AIDS hit LGBTQ, black, and brown communities in Washington, D.C. hard. Before drugs were available that allowed people to live with AIDS, an HIV-positive diagnosis was often a death sentence. Members of the most affected communities organized advocacy, direct service and healthcare organizations to fight the epidemic and care for community members. As part of the 20th anniversary of the Kojo Nnamdi Show, when we look back and ahead at the people and places that shaped Washington, we hear from activists who organized around HIV/AIDS when the epidemic first took hold of the city. We also look at the current state of HIV/AIDS in the District.
- Earl Fowlkes, Jr. President and CEO of the Center For Black Equity, Inc
- Vincent E. Slatt Director of Archiving, Rainbow History Project
- Leti Gomez Latina lesbian activist; co-editor of the book Queer Brown Voices
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