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Continuing to Fight the AIDS Crisis.

Terry Gross talks with two people who are working to spread the word about AIDS.
1) Rashidah Hassan ("reh-shee-dah heh-ssan") is the Executive Director of BEBASHI ("beh-bah-shee"), short for "Blacks Educating Blacks About Sexual Health Issues." It's a Philadelphia-based group that used down-to-earth strategies to warn people of color about AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
2) Richard Jennings, the Executive Director of "Hollywood Supports." That group works to fight homophobia and AIDS-phobia in the entertainment industry.


Other segments from the episode on January 28, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 28, 1992: Interview with Rashidah Hassan and Richard Jennings; Interview with Mira Nair; Review of the television show "Capitol Critters."


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