Tag Archives: Political Prisoners

INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : ‘Fearless’ Yippie Pioneer Nancy Kurshan Battles Prison Behemoth

Nancy Kurshan speaks to the press during the Chicago Conspiracy trial, 1969. To her left is Anita Hoffman and on her right, Susan Schultz. Back row: Ann Froines, Tasha Dellinger, and Sharon Avery. Photo courtesy Nancy Kurshan. An interview with … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : ‘Fearless’ Yippie Pioneer Nancy Kurshan Battles Prison Behemoth

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BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘Inside/Out’: The Poetry of Marilyn Buck

‘Inside/Out’:The poetry of Marilyn Buck   By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | May 10, 2012 The Rag Blog‘s Mariann Wizard will join fellow poets Czarina Aggabao Thelen, Lilia Rosas, Jorge Renaud, Michelle Mejia, and Jane Madrigal (San … finish reading BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘Inside/Out’: The Poetry of Marilyn Buck

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

Love and Struggle:David Gilbert’s memoir helps usunderstand our history and the world today By Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / March 7, 2012 [Love and Struggle: My Life with SDS, the Weather Underground and Beyond, by David Gilbert. (Oakland, … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : David Gilbert’s ‘Love and Struggle’

David Gibert’s Love and Struggle:A brother with a furious mind By Ron Jacobs / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2012 Also see Mumia Abu-Jamal’s review of David Gilbert’s Love and Struggle on The Rag Blog. [Love and Struggle: My … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : David Gilbert’s ‘Love and Struggle’

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BOOKS / Mumia Abu-Jamal : Days of Rage and Revolution

Author and former member of the Weather Underground, David Gilbert, is a prisoner at the Auburn Correctional Facility, Auburn, N.Y. Photo from Indybay.com.David Gilbert’s Love and Struggle:Days of rage, rebellion, and revolution By Mumia Abu-Jamal | The Rag Blog | … finish reading BOOKS / Mumia Abu-Jamal : Days of Rage and Revolution

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VERSE / Felix Shafer : hey, marilyn

hey, marilyn From august through Black august the drum beat us all black and blue and back again where we live inside shadows with you * Here on the sad fuming planet comes a laughing ghost beloved fugitive our first … finish reading VERSE / Felix Shafer : hey, marilyn

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part III

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part III By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part three of three [Marilyn Buck — … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part III

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part II By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part two of three [On December 13, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part I

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 First of three parts [On December 13, Marilyn Buck, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part I

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Mariann G. Wizard : Dallas Activists Honor Marilyn Buck

Poster of Marilyn Buck on wall in San Francisco. Photo from Interchange.Black August tribute:Marilyn Buck honored byNew generation of Dallas activists By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / August 21, 2010 See ‘Black August’ by Marilyn Buck, Below. … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard : Dallas Activists Honor Marilyn Buck

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Mariann G. Wizard : Poet/Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck Dies in New York

UPDATED Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 9:03 a.m. (CST) Marilyn Buck was released from prison July 15, 2010.Recently released from Texas prison:Cancer takes poet Marilyn Buck By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / August 3, 2010 AUSTIN — Friends … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard : Poet/Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck Dies in New York

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VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : The Real Dragon (for Marilyn Buck)

People who come out of prison can build up the country.Misfortune is a test of people’s fidelity.Those who protest at injustice are people of true merit.When the prison-doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out. — Ho Chi Minh, … finish reading VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : The Real Dragon (for Marilyn Buck)

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