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ACT UP Birthday and Protest of Drug Prices

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This March marks the 10th anniversary of the Aids Coalition to Unleash Power, or ACT UP. The founding of the direct action group was not only a watershed event in the 16-year history of the AIDS crisis, but it also had a profound effect on the social and political life of many people. On Monday, ACT UP’s official birthday, activists will descend on Wall Street for a national action demanding a reduction in the prices of AIDS drugs.

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