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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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
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 kpfawomensmag.blogspot.com/2010/11/monday-november-1-freedoms-warrior-life.html
The poetry of your life
We hail your courage, embrace your love, love the poetry of your life David Gilbert, 10/6/10
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
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
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 Truthout.org, October 10, 2010.
Shero by Emory Douglas
Marilyn Buck portrait by Emory Douglas
Oakland memorial November 7
For a report on the memorial, see Marilyn Buck Remembered PDF version of Announcement
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 http://www.monthlyreview.org/101001buck.php..
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