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WILSON: We’ve Lost a Hero in AIDS Struggle

The world lost a hero, the AIDS community lost a leader, the Black AIDS community lost a giant, and many of us lost a mentor, a father figure and a friend with the passing of Dr. Beny Primm. I don’t know how or if we can comprehend what a huge hole the passing of Beny Primm has left. Whenever I think about leadership and progress and movement toward a more inclusive and effective response to the AIDS epidemic in Black communities, I think about Beny Primm.