Black Public Scholars

December 1, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Did Oprah Play a Role in the Spread of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Staff @ 5:17 pm

did oprah winfrey help to fuel the hiv epidemic in black america

How has AIDS affected the black community and did Oprah’s demonization of gay men play a role? 

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  1. To blame an episode of Oprah on the spread of HIV is outlandish. Long before that episode, there existed talk of men being on the dl. The spread of HIV is due to stereotypes of who gets it, misinformation, lack of testing and high risk behaviour. Not Oprah.

    Comment by Anonymous — December 3, 2011 @ 4:17 pm

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