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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Category Archives: Personal Tributes
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
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
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
Dear Marilyn, I heard the storming ululation in this photograph we reach for to remember your life by, soft hearted, still seething unprunable in today’s cyprus flame, that still fencing shutter turned from Lebanon’s skyward village streets, another farewell dance … Continue reading