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Visual Culture and Health Posters

Title:
AIDS Is a White Man's Disease
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Description:
This poster is part of the "Famous Last Words" campaign developed in the late 1980s by the People of Color Against AIDS (now known as the People of Color Against AIDS Network), a community-based advocacy group that provided comprehensive AIDS/HIV education and prevention models for all communities of color. Responding to common beliefs that AIDS was not a threat to minority communities, People of Color Against AIDS encouraged individuals to overcome false assumptions while adopting behaviors based on the information provided. The poster challenges the reactionary rhetoric associated with stereotyping by disparaging the association of AIDS with the "white man." The presentation starkly reminds the viewer of the consequences of this misconception by suggesting these are "famous last words."
NOTE: Original is slightly blurry.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (708,794 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
ca. 1988
Creator:
People of Color Against AIDS Network
Source:
Original Repository: History of Medicine Division. Prints and Photographs Collection
This image may also be accessed from the Images from the History of Medicine (IHM).
URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/ihm/
IHM Order Number: A025217
Publisher:
People of Color Against AIDS Network
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of People of Color Against AIDS Network.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
HIV
Public Health
Visual Culture and Public Health Keywords:
Target Populations
Exhibit Category:
HIV/AIDS
Unique Identifier:
VCBBGS
Document Type:
Posters
Slides (photographs)
Language:
English
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2016-06-03
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