Black HIV Awareness Expo
. "I thought it was a gay-white-male, IV-drug-user thing," says Jackson. "For somebody who's well read and educated, I wasn't aware of the impact on the African American community." The expo includes a string of safe-sex workshops. It also features performances of Before It Hits Home
Cheryl L. West's play about an AIDS-infected jazz musician whose sexual activities put his partners at risk at 8 tonight and 3 p.m. tomorrow. "It's not a story about a battle against the virus," says director Ray Allmond. "It's a story about a battle against ignorance."
Sat., March 11, 11 a.m.; Sun., March 12, 1 p.m.
Did you know that more than 75 percent of HIV patients diagnosed in December in Cuyahoga County were black? The news certainly stunned Michelle Jackson, the organizer of this weekend's