Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Thomas Dortch Video Transcript

This is a 45 second video of Thomas Dortch, business leader, Chairman Emeritus of 100 Black Men of America, and Founder of the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame, who works to increase HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and health equity within African American communities speaking about this work.

Opening title text: Thomas Dortch

Scene: Thomas Dortch is filmed up close in front of an all black background.

Thomas Dortch transcript: My commitment is that every day that I get up, I’m going to do something in incorporating every message and to make sure that I’m pushing and working as hard as I can to make sure that we’re fighting this battle against AIDS. What I say to my friends, to my leaders, to those of you who get up every day to make a difference in this great place we call America - I call on you - do your part, give a little bit more, do a little bit more, stay focused because understand that the investments that we make today for future generations will reap great benefits for them to continue this great battle and struggle to make sure that life is there for everybody to enjoy.

Closing title text: Thomas Dortch, National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation

End of video.


Get Tested

Find an HIV testing site near you.

Search location, such as: "Atlanta, GA", or "30033".

For more information, please visit

Please contact with any comments, suggestions, or concerns.

Syndicate This Content Podcast button Tell us what you think button CDC-INFO The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO