Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism

“The early days of the AIDS epidemic were marked by prejudice, ignorance, and political strife — but the grassroots work of pioneering activists changed the conversation, sparking the fight that generated real change, and eventually, strong action from national and international leaders.” [1] ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) is an international direct action […]

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The Black AIDS Institute

HIV/AIDS is more prevalent among the African-American community than any other community in the United States. “The rate of new HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times that of whites based on population size.” [1] African Americans account for 14 percent of the U.S. population, but yet still make up a majority of HIV/AIDS […]

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