Black History Month 2022

1982 1983 1984

39 Jimmy Carter | 40 Ronald Reagan | 41 George H. W. Bush

Black Power Affirmative Action Mass Incarceration

January 7, 1983
AIDS Disease Blamed on Black Women

Washington, D. C. - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) made its first attempt to blame AIDS on black women. After this report, race was counted as a factor in AIDS.

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) was the AIDS report from the CDC. It made a link betwen black and hispanic women and AIDS. Never again, was AIDS questioned as a disease. It made black women the face of it.


AIDS & Black women

AIDS Blamed on Black Americans