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MLK Spirit: "How to Survive a Plague" screening

Monday, January 18, 2016
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center, Student Union 403

In the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Rainbow Center will be screening the documentary, How To Survive A Plague.

The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

http://surviveaplague.com/

June 28, 1969: NYC police raid a Greenwich Village Mafia-run gay bar, The Stonewall Inn. For the first time, patrons refuse to be led into paddy wagons, setting off a 3-day riot that launches the Gay Rights Movement."

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZUZKtko4R0

Contact:

rainbowcenter@uconn.edu

Rainbow Center (primary), Neag School of Education, UConn Master Calendar

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