And it's very emotional.
"End the epidemic by 2020," said Bill de Blasio. "It's as simple as that."
The unveiling was hosted by Broadway star Billy Porter.
AIDS was often used as a punchline because it was seen only as a gay disease, and therefore warranted ridicule from comedians such as Andrew "Dice" Clay and Eddie Murphy.
"We have the right to hold our elected official accountable. And that’s exactly what we’re gonna do.”
These letters are beautiful reminders of the beauty and power in all bodies.
The British singer and HIV activist told NBC OUT that seeing Nelson Mandela speak about the AIDS epidemic in 2003 was a life-changing experience.