February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent wants you to know your status. Broadbent was adopted as an infant after she was abandoned at a Las Vegas hospital. At the age of three she was diagnosed as HIV-positive with advancement to AIDS. At the age of six, she became an HIV/AIDS activist and public speaker and by 12 she was making appearances on national television programs such as Oprah, 20/20, Good Morning America and a Nickelodeon special entitled, “A Conversation With Magic Johnson”. Jean Ross had the opportunity to speak with Broadbent HIV/AIDS, awareness as well as the importance of getting tested.

Today, February 7, 2011 Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University and Fort Valley State University will be offering free HIV testing. For more details on testing today contact student health services at each school. For other testing sites, visit www.greaterthan.org or call 1-800-551-2728.  Make sure you go get tested! Know your status!


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