May 25th, 2006
By Melanie Woodroffe
Whether we chose to face the reality of it or not, AIDS has been ravishing the black community since its initial discovery. Director George Nelson’s sister, a former drug user, overcame her addiction and being diagnosed with the virus to become a great activist for awareness.
The biopic, “Support”, starring the lovely Latifah, will be a riveting story and an education. Jamie Foxx has also signed on as an Executive Producer.
Fact: 54% of new infections in the U.S. are among African Americans
Fact: 64% of new infections in the U.S. are among African American women
Fact: 50% of all new infections in the U.S. occur in people 25 years and under.
Get the facts and check out this great and inspiring film!