ACT UP City Hall Demonstration

A picture from the City Hall ACT UP protest.


One of the many ACT UP demonstrations, took place on March 28, 1989 at City Hall. It was the biggest AIDS demonstration with 3,000 people protesting Ed Koch’s AIDS policy.  [1]


A picture of people participating in a “die in” to show the magnitude of people dying from AIDS in the City. This picture also shows people being arrested by the police. 200 people were arrested during this demonstration.


[1] “ACT UP New York records 1969, 1982-1997 [bulk 1987-1995] D.” ACT UP New York records. Accessed December 05, 2017.