The South is steeped in religious values and in HIV infection. Can the complexities of values and behavior be reconciled? We’ll meet some of the people living with HIV in Mississippi, a state, according to the Centers for Disease Control, with the fourth highest rate of infection in the U.S.
In this episode, hear the stories of Mississippians living with HIV.
Cedric Sturdevant of Jackson. Originally from MS Delta town of Metcalf, MS. works as outreach coordinator at My Brother’s Keeper.
Marcus McPherson, age 29, graduate student at Jackson State U.
Ms. Fenessa Halsell age 50 of Hattiesburg
Eric Bailey in his 30s I believe of Bolton
Jovan Beene in his 20s
Antwan Matthews, student, Tougaloo College
Leandro Mena, M.D., medical director, Open Arms Clinic
Dr. Alyn E. Walker, Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA