WORLD AIDS Day
About This Collection
On the 1st of December, World AIDS Day is observed in support of people living with HIV and AIDS as well as to remember those who have died. The day is also dedicated to uniting people around the world in the fight against the disease.
Episodes In This Collection
Independent Lens: We Were Here
When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure. We Were Here illuminates the profound personal and community issues raised by the AIDS epidemic, as well as the broad political and social upheavals it unleashed.
Frontline: Endgame - AIDS in Black America
Every 10 minutes, someone in the United States contracts the AIDS virus. Half are black. FRONTLINE explores one of the country's most urgent, preventable health crises - uncovering the layered truth about how and why HIV is so much worse in black America and revealing how prejudice, silence and stigma have allowed the virus to spread deep into the black community.