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2022 marks the fifth year the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (YBGB) will promote financial giving for Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits from August 28 to August 31 and AID Atlanta is participating!
The CDC reports that, in 2019, 73.4% of newly diagnosed and 70.2% of people living with HIV in Greater Atlanta were Black. The rate of Black males living with an HIV diagnosis is 5.4 times that of White males and Black females are 15.4 times greater than White females.

What is Monkeypox?

People with monkeypox get a rash that may be located on or near the genitals (penis, testicles, labia, and vagina) or anus (butthole) and could be on other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, or mouth.
The rash will go through several stages, including scabs, before healing.
The rash can initially look like pimples or blisters and may be painful or itchy.
Other symptoms of monkeypox can include: