- 1 Early life
- 2 Political Activism
- 3 DSA Feminist Commission
- 4 Line of March
- 5 Malcolm X conference
- 6 Institute for Social and Economic Studies/CrossRoads
- 7 Committees of Correspondence 2002 Conference
- 8 Black Radical Congress
- 9 Sacramento Marxist School
- 10 War Times
- 11 Women of Color Resource Center
- 12 Committees of Corresondence conference
- 13 References
Linda Burnham is a Bay Area activist and founder and director of the Women of Color Resource Center.
As a journalist and activist, Burnham has traveled to Cuba with the Venceremos Brigades, worked with the the Third World Women's Alliance, the Alliance Against Women's Oppression, the Angela Davis Defense Committee, Black Women United and the Maoist organization Line of March. Burnham was active in San Francisco in the 1960s, New York in the 1970s and the Bay Area in the 1980s, where she founded the Women of Color Resource Center in Oakland in 1989.
Linda Burnham is the authorof "Has Poverty Been Feminized in Black America?" and the coauthor of Towards a Communist Analysis of Black Oppression and Black Liberation. In the late 1980s Burnham was a frequent contributor to Frontline newspaper and was active in the southern Africa solidarity movement in the Bay area.
DSA Feminist Commission
Line of March
The Line of March theoretical journal was simply named - Line of March:A journal of Marxist-Leninist Theory and Politics. It was published by the Institute for Social and Economic Studies, PO Box 2809, Oakland California.
Malcolm X conference
A conference, Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle was held in New York City, November 14 1990.
The "Black Liberation and Social Revolution: U.S.A. Perspectives" panel consisted of;
Institute for Social and Economic Studies/CrossRoads
In the mid 1990s served on the Board of Directors of Oakland based Institute for Social and Economic Studies- sponsor of CrossRoads magazine, which sought to promote dialogue and building new alliances among progressives and leftists... and to bring diverse Marxist and socialist traditions to bear while exploring new strategies and directions for the progressive political movements.
Committees of Correspondence 2002 Conference
At the Committees of Correspondence National Conference and Convention, July 25-28, 2002 San Francisco State University, the Plenary Panel and Discussion on Economic Justice and Globalization included; Manning Marable, with Linda Burnham, Mike Prokosch, a representative of Cuba Alternatives to corporate domination of globalization today 
Black Radical Congress
Sacramento Marxist School
- The pilot issue of War Times, a new biweekly newspaper opposing the "war on terrorism," will roll off the press on February 14... Featuring an exclusive interview with Danny Glover and a letter to President Bush from Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu, the premier of this bilingual, free publication will be distributed in several dozen cities across the country.
Serving on the War Times Organizing Committee were;
- Jan Adams, former associate director, Applied Research Center
- Linda Burnham, executive director, Women of Color Resource Center
- Jung Hee Choi, Women of Color Resource Center
- Max Elbaum, former managing editor, CrossRoads magazine
- Arnoldo Garcia, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
- Adam Gold, STORM
- Rebecca Gordon, Seminarians for Peace
- Felicia Gustin, co-director, Speak Out
- Van Jones, national executive director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
- Betita Martinez, director, Institute for MultiRacial Justice
- Steve Williams, executive director, POWER
- Bob Wing, former executive editor, ColorLines magazine
Women of Color Resource Center
In 2006 the Women of Color Resource Center Board of Directors includedCaroline Acuna-Guilartes, Linda Burnham, Jung Hee Choi, Angela Davis, Derethia DuVal, Chris Lymbertos, Genevieve Negron-Gonzales, Margo Okazawa-Rey and Cindy Wiesner.
Committees of Corresondence conference
At the 6th National Convention of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS) at San Francisco's Whitcomb Hotel July 23-26 2009 a Symposium roundtableconversation on "Building the Left and the Progressive Majority." featured CCDS leader Mildred Williamson, Judith LeBlanc of the Communist Party USA, Joseph Schwartz of Democratic Socialists of America, Michael Rubin of Solidarity, Jamala Rogers of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, and Linda Burnham. The panelists discussed the importance of building the left within the current upsurge, working for left unity in struggle against the right, and the tactical issues that arise in uniting the progressive majority.
- DSA Feminist Commission Directory, 1985
- 1986 DSA Feminist Commission Directory
- LOM, Vol 1, No 1, May-June 1980
- LOM, No 20, Winter 1987/88
- Crossroads March 1996
- [The Corresponder Vol 10, number 1, June 2002 http://www.cc-ds.org/pub_arch/CorresponderX1-2.pdf]
- WAR TIMES January 29, 2002