Streetfilms: Memorial for Eric Ng


Eric Ng Memorial
Streetfilms by Clarence Eckerson
Running time: 3 minutes 17 seconds

Eric Ng, a 22-year-old teacher and activist, was killed on December 1 by a drunk driver as he rode his bicycle on the Hudson River Greenway. Yesterday, Time’s Up! and Visual Resistance organized a series of events to pay tribute to Eric’s memory. Clarence Eckerson was there with his video camera. (You can find higher resolution Quicktime video here).

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