The event, sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, was the second in the fraternity's contiuing series, "A New Agenda for the African American." BEBASHI members led the discussion on the AIDS virus and then showed a short video about a group of black teenagers who are forced to deal with AIDS when one of them contracts the virus. During the discussion BEBASHI members also handed out condoms and AIDS literature to the over 20 students in attendance. "Some think that they are immune to sexual issues," said Alpha Phi Alpha President Geoffrey Cousins. "We need to inform each other." "AIDS is out there and it kills people," said BEBASHI representative Grayling Smith. "You come to college . . . to live, you didn't come here to die." College senior Travis Jackson said that a person could never be too educated about AIDS. "I don't think you can ever know too much," he said. -- Stephanie DesmonComments powered by Disqus
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