Book Discussion on The Naked Truth

Marvelyn Brown talked about and read from her book, The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive (Amistad; August 19, 2008). She… read more

Marvelyn Brown talked about and read from her book, The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive (Amistad; August 19, 2008). She recounted her diagnoses as HIV Positive at the age of 19 and what she felt was the subsequent alienation by her family and community. According to the Center for Disease Control, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25-34. Ms. Brown, now 24 years old, works with HIV/AIDS awareness groups to educate people about the disease. Following her presentation she answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Naked Truth

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Program ID:
281243-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2009

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  • Dec 27, 2008 | 8:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2008 | 6:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2009 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2009 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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