Memphian determined to give voice to black women living with HIV

By Updated: September 04, 2019 1:12 PM CT | Published: September 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>L&aacute;Deia Joyce was diagnosed with HIV three years ago.&nbsp;&ldquo;We don’t have anything geared to education or prevention,&rdquo; Joyce said of black women. &ldquo;If it was the flu and white women, it would be the greatest cause of attention. There would be public outcry.&rdquo;</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

LáDeia Joyce was diagnosed with HIV three years ago. “We don’t have anything geared to education or prevention,” Joyce said of black women. “If it was the flu and white women, it would be the greatest cause of attention. There would be public outcry.” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Abigail Warren  is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis.  She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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