Despite the overwhelming burden carried by blacks and Latinos in terms of AIDS, it has become evident that in keeping with the general and historical pattern of discrimination reflected in funding, allocation of resources, policies etc., communities of color have received insufficient support to effectively address the problem at hand. Further compounding this dilemma, communities of color have fought against each other to secure funding for particular community programs. While looking at our individual, immediate, and entirely valid needs, many of us have at times failed to see the impact of our individual actions and attitudes on a broader picture.
"Coalition Building: Moving Toward Effective Coalitional Strategies of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Communities of Color,"
Trotter Review: Vol. 9
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/trotter_review/vol9/iss1/11