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.
Category Archives: Personal Tributes
“Marilyn Buck’s Playlist” is a deeply thoughtful appreciation of Marilyn by Dan Berger, published in Polygraph number 23/24 (2013). A PDF file of the article is available to download from Academia.edu. Dan looks at Marilyn, his friend by means of … Continue reading
I only became aware of Marilyn after watching a DVD of the history of the Black Panthers. I started corresponding with her in early 2007 and would like to think we became friends. She was generous in her critique of … Continue reading
by Felix Shafer You’ve gone past us now. beloved comrade: north american revolutionary and political prisoner My sister and friend of these 40 years, it’s over Marilyn Buck gone through the wire out into the last whirlwind. So begins “The … 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.
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
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
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
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
We hail your courage, embrace your love, love the poetry of your life David Gilbert, 10/6/10
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