today in black history

October 05, 2022

Oscar De Priest, the first Black to serve in Congress in the 20th century, was born in Florence, Alabama in 1871.

HIV/AIDS Today, Issue 1

POSTED: November 30, -0001

On June 5, 1981, the first cases of AIDS were reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 1985, at least one AIDS case had been reported from each region of the world, and by 2007, over 58 million people worldwide had been infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This fact sheet provides an overview of the global epidemic today.