UpFront

HIV/Aids in the Black Community and Homelessness in Berkeley

HIV/Aids impacts black communities in specific and particular material ways. Cat Brooks interviews Dr. Cleo Manago, behavioral health, and cultural analyst, political commentator for TV1 and C-SPAN, about the distinct manner that the virus shapes sexual health for impacted black folks. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin joins UpFront to discuss homelessness in Berkeley, a particular legal case between Bay Area Rapid Transit and the former Here There encampment by Ashby station, and what steps the city might take moving forward. Here, is Berkeley’s filing and proposed plan. Judith Mirkinson, Chair of the Comfort Women Justice Coalition, expands upon the ongoing legacy of Comfort Women during WWII and what that legacy means for today’s world.

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