HIV/AIDS is no respecter of race, class or celebrity status.
People of African descent know this better than anyone. Black people worldwide are disproportionately affected by the disease when compared to other races. To date, more than 230,000 African Americans have died from AIDS and, in 2010, 1.2 million people in Africa died from disease.
Some of those deaths included some high-profile Black celebrities.
Click below to see some of our greats whom we’ve lost to this devastating disease;
Nyesha Samuel, Publisher for healthylocsblog.com