Rae Lewis-Thornton became the first African-American woman to tell her story of living with AIDS in a national publication at the height of the AIDS pandemic in the United States.
Rae Lewis-Thornton's Cover Features
Rae Lewis-Thornton was featured in Woman's Day Magazine addressing the Stigma of Living with HIV/AIDS.
Rae Lewis-Thornton has also been featured in O' The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, Emerge and various issues of Essence, Jet and Ebony Magazines over the years.
Rae Lewis-Thornton served as a contributing editor for WBBM-TV, a CBS owned and operated television station for an ongoing series of first person stories on living with AIDS. She received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement Within A Regularly Scheduled News Program: Feature Series Hard News, Living With AIDS, 1994-1995, Rae Lewis-Thornton, Reporter. RLT Also received the Cardinal Bernadine Communication Award for a Hard News Series. View
Rae Lewis-Thornton uses all forms of media to advocate HIV/AIDS issues. She has been featured on numerous national news, television and online shows including Huffington Post Live, TV One, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Nightline with Ted Kopel in a news article Rae’s Story, AIDS the next Wave and AIDS 25 years in review with Ted Kopel. She has also been on Dateline, Black Entertainment Television (BET), CNN and the Montel Williams Show and countless other news and radio shows around the world.
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