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AIDS activist group ACT UP organized numerous protests on Wall Street in the 1980s. The group's tactics helped speed the process of finding an effective treatment for AIDS. Tim Clary/AP hide caption

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How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight

When the AIDS crisis started in the 1980s, the official response was tepid. Then activists channeled their anger into into one of the most effective protest movements in recent history.

A picture taken on Feb. 8, 2019 shows the signature "AHitler" on a watercolor entitled "Im Wald" (In the forest) displayed at the Weidler auction house in the southern city of Nuremberg. Daniel Karmann/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Paintings By Adolf Hitler Are 'Unremarkable,' So Why Forge Them?

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Things To Come Broke For Free
Xxv Broke For Free

Measles is a highly contagious illness that can cause serious health problems, including brain damage, deafness and, in rare cases, death. Vaccination can prevent measles infections. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Defying Parents, A Teen Decides To Get Vaccinated

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The Netflix series Travelers uses video footage from an oil train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Quebec for its fictional series about time-travelers. The use of the footage has angered Canadians. Netflix/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Video Clips Of Oil Train Disaster Used In Netflix Sci-Fi Films Anger Canadians

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Shed Kiasmos
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Thought 8 Thrupence

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Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' Gets A Much-Belated Tribute

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Sermon Mercury Rev, Margo Price
Interlude 6
Waking Moons The Polish Ambassador
Savor the Sun The Polish Ambassador

AIDS activist group ACT UP organized numerous protests on Wall Street in the 1980s. The group's tactics helped speed the process of finding an effective treatment for AIDS. Tim Clary/AP hide caption

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How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight

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Recent stories about high-profile politicians in Virginia having worn blackface have caused many people to remember their own experiences — times that people around them blithely invoked racist caricatures — and how it made them feel unwelcome, or unsafe. Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Racism Has Manifested Itself In Schools, As Recalled By Listeners

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Thinking Loudly El Ten Eleven
Central Nervous Piston El Ten Eleven

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