World AIDS Day observance focuses on disproportionate effects on Black community

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 01, 2022 9:07 PM CT | Published: December 01, 2022 9:06 PM CT

Thursday’s observance included a World AIDS Day 2022 proclamation from Mayor Lee Harris and a balloon release to pay tribute to all who are living with HIV/AIDS and remember those who’ve died in the past year. 


HIV/AIDS Shelby County Health Department Dr. Michelle Taylor

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Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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