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Date, HIV.gov. “U.S. Statistics.” HIV.gov, 14 Mar. 2018, www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/overview/data-and-trends/statistics

The federal government HIV awareness and action organization, HIV.gov, informs the public of HIV and raises awareness. The website offers various forms of information, including graphs, statistics, timelines, all derived from a series of research data based on medical records and surveys. Those at HIV.gov want to inform the public for the purpose of raising awareness as well as for the purpose of public health safety and informing the public of ways to prevent HIV and AIDS. The intended audience for this information would be those affected by HIV in some way, those who are seeking to gain more knowledge on the topic of HIV. Those interested in this article those who are interested in finding a cure, those who want to raise money for a cure for HIV, and those who want to prevent HIV from infecting them.


“Young Black Men’s Health Summit on HIV/AIDS and Hip-Hop.” Sexual Diversity, Black Aids Institute, 19 Oct. 2015, www.sexualdiversity.org/events/2015/536.php.

This article is from the Black Aids institute and discusses events that promote sex, AIDS, and sexuality education. It refers to multiple organizations and institutions holding events and all of the topics that they discuss. The author hopes to inform the general public about the current issues and politically correct terminology regarding these topics. The audience is those who lack knowledge on these topics and those who are looking to learn more information about them. Young black men may find this source interesting as well as those who are looking to understand the cultural significance of HIV and AIDS.


Christensen, Jen. “AIDS in the ’80s: The Rise of a Civil Rights Movement.” CNN, Cable News Network, 1 June 2016, www.cnn.com/2016/04/14/health/aids-atlanta-emory-university-the-80s/index.html.

Producer and editor of CNN’s Health, Medical and Wellness Unit, Jen Christensen, discusses the effects AIDS had on the 80’s and the Civil Rights movement in America. Christensen offers historical evidence and documented real situations regarding people who have been affected by AIDS, or who affected the Civil Rights movement themselves. The purpose of the source is to inform people of the effects of AIDS on the Civil Rights movement and to show that African Americans and their political motives were impacted by this disease. The intended audience is those who want to learn about how the AIDS epidemic affected black communities and the black fight for equality in America. Those who are a part of the Black Lives Matter movement, those who are affected directly by AIDS, those who want to learn about how AIDS has been an obstacle for Black Equality.