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

“We too long for human rights” – Bob Lee

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From Mumia Abu-Jamal on death row

Marilyn Buck: ¡Presente! Published Aug 29, 2010 10:30 PM For nearly 30 long, tortuous years, Marilyn Buck was a political prisoner of the state; a captive in the federal prison system for her role in the liberation of former Black … Continue reading

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A Hole in the Heart of the Movement

From the Angola 3 Newsletter, “The Color of Innocence”: Summer has disappeared in the gloom left by the passing of our friend and comrade, Marilyn Buck. There’s not a person involved in the struggle who has not been affected.  We … Continue reading

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Décimas para Marilyn Buck

Compañera, para ti una décima criolla, la más genuina, que apoya lo más genuino de aquí. Del terruño el frenesí en humilde convivencia, del campo la luz, la esencia, los olores mañaneros y los nocturnos luceros testigos de tu conciencia. … Continue reading

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Tweet from Laura Flanders

RIP Marilyn Buck political prisoner, PEN poet, took plea in ’85 to secure release of male co-defendant w. lymphoma. http://is.gd/e2ciY 6:04 AM Aug 4th GRITlaura Laura Flanders

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La Sobreviviente – from Oscar López Rivera

Puerto Rican independentista and long-held political prisoner Oscar López Rivera made this painting during the time people were sending positive healing energy Marilyn’s way … it was at the same time he learned that his sister was ill. He would … Continue reading

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The freedom to breathe …

… is a reflection by Marilyn published in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. An excerpt: I learn to lay aside anxiety about what I am missing, what I do not have, what might happen to me … Without the armor of … Continue reading

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Marilyn Buck, straight out of Texas

When I heard that Marilyn died, barely  three weeks after she was released from a lifetime in prison, memories from forty years ago sprang back to mind. They were chilling times.  We were young.  We wanted change.  And the government … Continue reading

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A Salute to Fallen Freedom Fighter Marilyn Buck

The Certain Days collective posted their own tribute plus the article she submitted for the 2011 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar on their web site Extras page. Check it out there; it was too late to be included … Continue reading

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SF Bay View Tribute to Marilyn Buck

San Francisco Bay View Editor, Mary Ratcliffe, did a terrific layout in tribute to Marilyn that includes photos, art, and her incredible poetry.  Kudos and thanks to Mary for honoring our martyred shero.          — KN sfbayview.com/2010/marilyn-buck-september-11-2001

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