1. Undetectable=Untrasmittable Gaining Ground in 2017

    The fact that people infected with HIV who are virally suppressed cannot sexually transmit the virus to others is now accepted in the HIV/AIDS community as a result of accumulating evidence since the early 2000s. In early 2016, the Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) slogan was launched by the Prevention Access Campaign to...
  2. Addressing Depression and Stress in African American Men

    The Brother, You’re on My Mind toolkit provides Omega Psi Phi Fraternity chapters and partners with the materials needed to educate fellow fraternity brothers and community members on depression and stress in African American men. The toolkit also aims to communicate the importance of seeking help for mental health problems and...
  3. LGBTQ Americans Face Widespread Discrimination, Especially People of Color

    A recently released report found that more than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans say they or an LGBTQ friend or family member have been subjected to violence because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This report from National Public Radio, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...
  4. School-Wide Restorative Practices

    This School-Wide Restorative Practices: Step by Step guide is written for educators, families, and community members who understand that traditional, punitive discipline policies and practices are ineffective, do not support students, and have a disproportionate impact on students of color. Created by the Denver School-Based Restorative Practices Partnership, this guide hopes to...
  5. 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Reports on the Experiences of Black Respondents and Latino/a Respondents

    The National Center for Transgender Equality, Black Trans Advocacy, and National Black Justice Coalition released the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of Black Respondents. This report focuses on the unique experiences, including behavioral health disparities, of the 796 survey respondents who identified as black or African-American. Nearly half (47 percent) of black...
  6. Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

    Despite a significant decline in overall adult cigarette smoking since 1964, disparities in cigarette smoking remain among racial and ethnic population groups, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. For example, current (past 30-day) cigarette smoking...