See posts for reports on the Nov. 7 memorial held in Oakland (and previous memorials). A memorial was also held in NYC on November 13 at the Shabazz Center.
More on Marilyn and her writings can be found at MarilynBuck.com.
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[Note: Claridad of Puerto Rico has published Spanish translations of two of Marilyn’s poems, “Tattoos” and “Undocumented”. The introduction and translations below are from http://www.claridadpuertorico.com] En su edición de octubre, la revista socialista independiente de Estados Unidos- Monthly Review – … Continue reading
This graphic tribute was created by Oakland’s Eastside Arts Alliance for the tribute book distributed at the Bay Area and NYC memorials.
The most recent biographical profile of Marilyn was published in the tribute book created for the memorials. That biography, with photos, is now online at marilynbuck.com/about.html
A beautiful big tribute book was produced for the Bay Area and New York memorials; we’ll post selections here, starting with a poem from Marilyn. Prison Poetry for the People words poised on poets’ lips burst into declarations denunciations and … Continue reading
Two poems, “Tattoos” and “Undocumented”, were published by Monthly Review in October, and they are now available online at http://www.monthlyreview.org/101001buck.php.
… from 1989 in the D.C. jail, awaiting trial on the Resistance Conspiracy case. This 9-minute video was shown at the Bay Area and New York memorials. Thanks to Lisa Rudman and Freedom Archives. See it at vimeo.com/16406539 (in … Continue reading
Dear Marilyn, Greetings from the Big Apple – my first trip here since your release from prison. I so wanted to be able to see you in person when you got out, and sorry not to have written sooner. I … Continue reading
Thanks to Wanda Sabir for her report on the November 7 memorial for Marilyn, reprinted from WandasPicks.com. At the celebration of Marilyn Buck, December 13, 1947-August 3, 2010, on Sunday in Oakland, black women spoke of this wonderful woman who loved … Continue reading
Wanda Sabir devoted a special edition of her blogtalk radio show to commemorating Marilyn. Originally broadcast November 4, it is available at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wandas-picks/2010/11/04/wandas-picks-special-honoring-marilyn-buck. Wanda’s guests include Linda Evans, J. Soffiyah Elijah, Yuri Kochiyama, Miranda Bergman, and Hafsa Al-Amin. Music includes … Continue reading