Support from Elton John AIDS Fund

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We’re happy to announce that Eric Gonzaba, a PhD candidate in history from George Mason University, has been awarded a generous fellowship from the Elton John AIDS Fund, in collaboration with the Point Foundation, to work on the African American AIDS History Project! Eric will be cleaning up metadata, digitizing and adding new items, indexing oral histories, and adding new exhibits to expand the project.

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Interview with Rashidah Abdul-Khabeer now available!

Our Oral History Interview with Rashidah Abdul-Khabeer is now indexed and text-searchable at the African American AIDS History Project! Thanks to generous support from the Chris Webber Memorial Fund, we have been able to move forward with making the interviews for this project more accessible and usable through the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer. Thanks to Maria Santiago for her hard work indexing this interview—we’ll have more indexed interviews to share with you soon!

Oral History Interview with Curtis Wadlington indexed with OHMS

Our Oral History Interview with Curtis Wadlington is now indexed and text-searchable at the African American AIDS History Project! Thanks to generous support from the Chris Webber Memorial Fund, we have been able to move forward with making the interviews for this project more accessible and usable through the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer. Thanks to Maria Santiago for her hard work indexing this interview—we’ll have more indexed interviews to share with you soon!

Lecture at UCSF: “The Forgotten Epidemic”

Later this month, Arthur J. Ammann, MD will lecture on the history of the “forgotten epidemic” of HIV/AIDS in women and children at UCSF on Thursday, February 26th. An interview with Ammann conducted as part of the San Francisco AIDS Oral History series is available online. If you’re in town, check out the lecture; if not, check out Amman’s interview, along with the others in the series!