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World Aids Day, 2018

ACT UP New York, (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), Day One, Job One, 1994 (1313.2000) ACT UP City AIDS Actions Committee, Target Rudy, Fight AIDS, 1994 (1072.2000) ACT UP City AIDS Actions Committee, Rudy Crime of the Week: Death of … Continue reading

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World Aids Day, 2017

Donald Moffett, He Kills Me, published by ACT UP New York (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), 1987 (1253.2000) As the AIDS epidemic spread, activists criticized the Reagan administration for ineffectively responding to the disease. In particular, they were concerned that … Continue reading

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The Language of Protest

The AIDS crisis in the 1980s propelled many to take to the streets in anger and protest to rebel against the Reagan government, demanding rights to healthcare, treatment for AIDS, funding, and information. This movement mobilized communities, and in particular … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day

ACT UP ad hoc Gay Pride Committee, U.S. Spends More in 5 Hours on Defense than in 5 Years on Healthcare, 1989 Richard Deagle, Tom Starace, and Joe Wollin (ACT UP New York), American Flag, 1989 ACT UP New York, … Continue reading

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