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Frontline’s two hour documentary “Endgame: AIDS in Black America” premiered last night on PBS. As we posted here yesterday, nearly half of all Americans infected with HIV are black men, women and children, despite the fact that blacks make up only 12 percent of the population.

In “Endgame,” filmmaker Renata Simone illuminates the hidden history of what could have been a preventable epidemic.

Today, Frontline hosts a live chat with the filmmaker and other guests.  You can join the chat below:

Live Chat 11am: AIDS in Black America 13 July,2012Lisa Aliferis


Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED’s State of Health blog. Since 2011, she’s been writing and editing stories for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years (more than we can count) producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco’s CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. Her work has been honored for many awards. Most recently she was a finalist for “Best Topical Reporting” from the Online News Association. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

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