LeRoy Whitfield



Age: 36


Summary: journalist and author whose main focus was on the battle against AIDS among Black Americans who challenged the convention of taking anti-retroviral drugs after being diagnosed with HIV in 1990 (although he had doubts about the decision toward the end of his life), who wrote for HIV Plus magazine and was a frequent contributor to Vibe magazine and other publications.



Cause of Death: AIDS-related complications


Born: September 19, 1969


Died: October 9, 2005


Location: New York City, New York