Blackbelt Voices
Blackbelt Voices
Oct 9, 2019
Know your status
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When Latunja Sockwell was diagnosed with HIV in January 1997, there weren’t a lot of treatment and resource options. Today, she’s using her experience and compassion to help pave an easier path for others.

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Links to what we discussed:

“On the Down Low: A Journey into the Lives of “Straight” Black Men Who Sleep with Men” by. J. L. King and Karen Hunter (Foreward by E. Lynn Harris)

The Center for HIV Law and Policy


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This episode was edited and produced by Katrina Dupins. Special thanks to Prentice Dupins Jr. for composing our music and Black Dude White Dude podcast for the use of their recording studio. The Blackbelt Voices podcast is a production of Blackbelt Media LLC.

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