- Associated Press - Sunday, February 7, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Religious groups and elected leaders are holding a rally at the North Carolina capitol for AIDS awareness.

The event called I Am My Brother/Sister’s Keeper is set to start at 5 p.m. Sunday and is being held on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

Organizers say there are about 36,000 people in North Carolina who have HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS.

The rally will call for better health care and support for people who have the disease.

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