We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, ...
Twenty-two years ago, the grotesquely violent murder of Matthew Shepard shocked America. On October 6, 1998, twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard left a bar in Laramie, Wyoming with two alleged “strangers,” Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. Eighteen hours later, Matthew was found tied to a log fence on the outskirts of town, unconscious and barely alive and days later he died.
This event is this evening and open to everyone on ZOOM
In conversation with Mark Crispin Miller, journalism professor at NYU. Revised edition with a new chapter (“Ghosts of Laramie”) and new introduction by Andrew Sullivan, Contributing Editor at New York magazine. Event is co-sponsored by News From Underground NYC.