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