Testing Highlighted on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Obama administration expands efforts to make it easier for blacks and Latinos to get tested for HIV/AIDS.

Jamar Rogers, formerly of The Voice (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images Entertainment)
Jamar Rogers, formerly of The Voice (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images Entertainment)

“But there is no one to put a face on HIV/AIDS besides myself, Magic Johnson and Jack Mackenroth from Project Runway, so of course people have this fear of wanting to know their status,” he continued. “I’m trying to demystify it by encouraging people to get tested. The earlier you find out you may be infected, the earlier you can get treated and the healthier you are for a longer amount of time. It’s no longer a death sentence.”

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