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Hear the stories from four different women who explain the importance of Black participants helping to reach medical advances.

Four women from completely different backgrounds share their stories about why Black women should take part in research. We hear from Geraldine Bradshaw, principal of the Institute for the Development of Young Leaders, Alicia Diggs, Office of Community Engagement manager for the Center for AIDS research (CFAR), Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC School of Medicine, and Javacia Jackson, Community Advisory Board member.

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