Despite the rain, over 100 students from the DC area participated in a kick-off event for the 19th Annual International AIDS Conference at Bell Multicultural High School, Youth Score 2012. Read more
In Washington, D.C., where 1 in 20 people live with HIV, college athletes use sports to teach kids how to stop the spread of the disease. Shilpi Gupta reports.
In a classroom at Walker Jones Educational Center, four Howard track athletes, a George Washington soccer player and a former all-American sprinter from Georgetown push tiny desks and chairs against the walls to create a playground for the afternoon’s game.
It’s called HIV Attacks!
And it starts with 12-year-old Natia Bland, who has volunteered to play the Human, standing in the center of a circle surrounded by nine middle-school classmates who pick whatever Germ or Disease they want to be. Continue Reading