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The One Campaign is a celebrity-centered effort to get the United States to allocate an additional 1 percent of the federal budget to fighting global poverty and AIDS, approximately $25 billion. It has captured the imagination and backing of younger Americans, many of whom find moral affinity with Bono, who helped launch the One Campaign […] Read More

U2’s lead singer, Bono, will receive the King Center’s “Salute to Greatness” Award in January. The Atlanta-based King Center gives the award to “individuals and progressive corporations that exemplify excellence in leadership and have demonstrated a commitment to social responsibility in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” according to the center’s Web site. […] Read More

Various singers took to a stage in Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday to focus attention on Africa’s AIDS crisis. Headlining the concert was none other than U2 lead singer and AIDS activist Bono. Bono’s duet with R&B artist Beyonce Knowles drew much attention. Titled “American Prayer,” Bono said the song was about asking “churches […] Read More

The Prescription for Hope Conference in Washington, D.C., drew church leaders, Christian activists and many who work every day in trying to alleviate the suffering caused by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Many good things had happened during the international conference sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse. The highlights for many were the superb videos of those who were […] Read More