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Nine ACT UP Protestors Arrested For Blocking Street, Chanting “End Aids, Tax Wall Street”

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

ACT UP teamed up with Occupy Wall Street to stage a big protest yesterday in lower Manhattan’s Financial District. The results: nine protesters chained themselves together to block Broadway near Wall Street, wore Robin Hood outfits, and chanted the slogan “End AIDS, tax Wall Street.” Oh, and then they got arrested (see above)! CONTINUED » Permalink | Post [...]
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ACT UP Protesters Arrested In Demonstration Demanding Tax On Wall Street To End AIDS

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

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LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 years ago)

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