Opinion: Standing with Haitians

In 1982, the Centers for Disease Control named four groups at risk for HIV: hemophiliacs, homosexuals, heroin addicts and Haitians. The media scapegoated Haitians as being particularly susceptible to HIV/AIDS by virtue of their ethnicity. Until the CDC admitted their mistake in 1985, many Haitian Americans lost their jobs or became unemployable. This HIV mythology has... Continue Reading →

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