Cyrus Keller

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Cyrus Keller


Cyrus Keller died 2018, was a North Bay Area Regional Coordinator Local Government Commission / CivicSpark Program San Francisco Bay Area.

Background

Bob Wing and Cyrus Keller attended Sacramento High School together in the tumultuous sixties. Keller got politicized in the Black Student Union at U.C. Santa Barbara, organized in Los Angeles for about a decade, and then spent the rest of his life in Oakland. Cyrus Keller , his first wife Francoise Spaulding and his oldest child, Jafar Keller, all lived with Bob Wing and his daughter Josina Wing for a few years in the 1980s.

Cyrus Keller then had an almost three decade marriage with Diana Marshall, who survives him, along with two girls, Amaya and Yelena, now thriving women. Through Jafar, Cyrus also had four grandkids, Malina, Desiray, Tydus and Kainoa.[1]

Call for a Conference on Racism and National Oppression

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Call for a Conference on Racism and National Oppression was a 1980 call by Marxist-Leninists of The Trend, most of whom were Line of March activists, for a national conference on "Racism and National Oppression" to be held in the summer of 1981 in New York or the Bay Area.

Signers from Los Angeles were;

Los Angeles District Line of March Groups?

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In a circa 1980 report "Consolidated rectification forces", in the Los Angeles area were named as Bruce Embrey, Joe Hicks, Michael Downing, Francoise Spaulding, Virgie Sanchez, William Bollinger, Dan Lund, Laurie Mayeno, Mike Silverberg, Ceci Kahn, Jaime Geaga, Cyrus Keller, Marilyn Taylor.

Frontline

As at Nov. 13, 1989, the listed editors of Line of March's Frontline were:

CrossRoads

In the mid 1990s Cyrus Edward-Keller was[2]a contributing editor to 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.

References

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  2. Crossroads March 1996