To “bear witness” is to speak truth in the face of power.
This event is a benefit for Ramsey Orta, who videoed the police murder of Eric Garner, and is scheduled to go to jail October 3. Tonight’s proceeds will go to Mr. Orta and his family. Verso Books has been a great partner in putting this event together. Thank you Verso!
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