January 27, 2021
Health News

Black Celebs Who Have Died From AIDS – Essence

Thrifty-five years ago, Rock Hudson was the first well known celebrity to succumb to HIV. It would be a few more years before the Black community would collectively mourn the passing of one our own with HIV/AIDS. Disco star Sylvesterwho gave us hits we still love today such as “Dance (Disco Heat)” and You Make Me Feel Mighty Realdied in 1988 from complications of AIDS. He was 42.
December 1 marks Worlds AIDS Day and the beginning of HIV Awareness Month. According to the CDC, HIV remains a disproportionate…

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