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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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
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
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
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
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
… 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
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
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
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