Marona Amandla (1985-2013) A Memorial Website for Marona Amandla Leaura Graham-Bailey

On the passing of Nelson Mandela

On the passing of Nelson Mandela

Marona knew that her middle name Amandla symbolized the spirit of the embattled country, its people and its fierce leader, Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela visited Boston in 1990. In the crowded Madison Park High School in Roxbury, Marona, then 5, was keenly aware that she was meeting someone very important when she proudly announced her [...]

Atlanta Area Memorial Gathering for Marona Amandla – Saturday, Aug 24
Atlanta Area Memorial Gathering for Marona Amandla - Saturday, Aug 24

The Atlanta Area Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, August 24 from 5:00 to 8:00pm on the campus of Spelman College. It will be at Cosby Academic Center in Room LL32, located at 350 Spelman Lane in Atlanta, GA. For your convenience, a block of hotel rooms have been made available at the Hilton Atlanta.

On the passing of Nelson Mandela
On the passing of Nelson Mandela

Marona knew that her middle name Amandla symbolized the spirit of the embattled country, its people and its fierce leader, Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela visited Boston in 1990. In the crowded Madison Park High School in Roxbury, Marona, then 5, was keenly aware that she was meeting someone very important when she proudly announced her [...]

Ann Arbor Area Memorial Gathering – Fri, Sep. 27
Ann Arbor Area Memorial Gathering - Fri, Sep. 27

Event Details Friday, September 27 — 2:00-5:00pm University of Michigan Alumni Center, Founders Room 200 Fletcher Street, Ann Arbor Click here for directions to the Alumni Center

Twitter Memorial Feed
Twitter Memorial Feed

RIP @MaronaAmandla Twitter Tribute Feed: #WeMissMarona #MaronaAmandla #MaronaMemorial

Video: Memorial Slideshow
Video: Memorial Slideshow

Photo slideshow for Marona Amandla (1985-2013). Presents pictures from childhood to her final days as a graduate student in psychology and women’s studies at University of Michigan. URL: http://vimeo.com/7302242 For more information: http://www.marona-amandla.com Updated 8/24

“Marona as Journalist” by Valerie Boyd
"Marona as Journalist" by Valerie Boyd

This statement was prepared by Valerie Boyd, Marona’s professor and mentor at the University of Georgia. I am—like all of you—sad to be here. But at the same time, I am also honored to be here to celebrate the remarkable life of a beloved student, classmate, friend, sister, granddaughter and daughter, Marona Graham-Bailey. At the [...]

Online Guestbook
I am speechless on hearing this sad sad news today. My thoughts and prayers are with Graham-Bailey Family. Marona, I loved meeting you in Paris in 2010. You were so warm, bubbly and you made me laugh with your stories of roaming in South Africa unware of the country's crime statistics! I loved how when we looked it up on Wikipedia, you were like "oh well..." I am happy to have met you. Rest in perfect peace! xx (Portia)
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