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The extended friends and family of Marilyn Buck, 1947-2010

Yuri Kochiyama remembers Marilyn

Yuri’s comments at the Bay Area memorial: My friendship with Marilyn began over 30 years ago. After she went to prison I heard the stories of her bravery and her commitment to the struggle. She took strong principled stands against … Continue reading

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Marilyn remembered, mourned, and celebrated in Oakland

The memorial for Marilyn held last night (Nov 7) was deeply moving, bringing together over 400 of her friends, family, and comrades, young and old, artists and activists from Florida, New York, Chicago, Puerto Rico, Northern and Southern California and … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Warrior: The Life and Times of Marilyn Buck

The KPFA Women’s Magazine broadcast an hour-long profile of Marilyn yesterday, November 1, with contributions from a wide range of her friends and comrades. You can listen to it any time on their blog at

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The poetry of your life

We hail your courage, embrace your love, love the poetry of your life David Gilbert, 10/6/10

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Altar by Miranda Bergman and Jane Norling

See a photo of the altar created by Miranda Bergman and Jane Norling for the exhibition “Honoring Revolution with Visions of Healing: Dia de los Muertos 2010” at SOMArts in San Francisco. The exhibition remains up through November 6. (Photo … Continue reading

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More alive every day, as Alberto Granado said …

… about his motorcycle buddy (Che Guevara): “I realize he’s more alive each day, and I need his advice more and more.” So we can say of Marilyn, she is more alive every day as we delve further into her … Continue reading

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Marilyn profiled in “Women ‘Politicals’ (Not) in the News”

Marilyn is one of four U.S.-held women political prisoners in the article by Linda Ford on, October 10, 2010.

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Shero by Emory Douglas

  Marilyn Buck portrait by Emory Douglas    

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Oakland memorial November 7

For a report on the memorial, see Marilyn Buck Remembered PDF version of Announcement

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Two new poems of Marilyn’s published

The October 2010 issue of Monthly Review has two poems from Marilyn, “Tattoos” and “Undocumented” which have not been previously published, with an introduction by Susie Day.  They are now available online at

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