Overcoming Speechlessness

Alice Walker talks about her trips to Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali, and to the Gaza Strip. In Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, she bears witness to cruelty she saw, and presents the stories of suffering from the individuals she encountered.

Event: Alice Walker will be in conversation with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now and she’ll be signing books
Tuesday, April 13, 8:00 pm
92nd St Y
1395 Lexington Ave at 92nd Street