David Rochkind and Jens Erik Gould are the reporters behind the project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras." The Garifuna people have historically been marginalized in Honduras and currently face one of the highest HIV rates in the Western Hemisphere. Their culture and language are in jeopardy as the disease ravages the community. But traditional music and dance are being used to help raise awareness about the epidemic, and to challenge the stigma and discrimination associated with it.

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The Garifuna have historically been forgotten in Honduras and currently face one of the highest HIV rates in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional music and dance help raise awareness.

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March 23, 2015 /
David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
Journalists David Rochkind and Jens Erik Gould visit the University of Michigan, their alma mater and a Campus Consortium partner, to share their reporting on TB, HIV and other public health issues.
October 2, 2014 /
David Rochkind
Pulitzer Center grantee David Rochkind discusses his reporting on TB and HIV for a Department of Global Health event at the University of Washington, Seattle.