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I Read Marion Barry's Memoir, "Mayor For Life" (So You Don't Have To)

Everyone knows a Marion Barry memoir, his story in his words, has massive potential; throw in a co-author who’s produced such literary classics as “Dark Thirst,” “Flyy Girl,” and “Diary of a Groupie,” and it could be the guilty read of the year, if not the decade. 932 more words

Marion Barry Holds 'Mayor For Life' Book Signing at D.C. Library

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry signed copies of his new book, “Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry Jr.,” at the Martin Luther King Jr. 261 more words

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Marion Barry Holding Book Signing for New Memoir at the Library

WASHINGTON — Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library.

Barry’s new book “Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry Jr.” will be available for purchase at Thursday’s event at the Martin Luther King Jr. 139 more words

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Marion Barry To Hold Book Signing For New Memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Council-member Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library.

Barry’s new book “Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry Jr.” will be available for purchase at Thursday’s event at the Martin Luther King Jr. 89 more words

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Marion Barry: Living in DC is pretty much the same as being a slave

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I am not included within the pale of glorious anniversary! Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us. The blessings in which you, this day, rejoice, are not enjoyed in common.

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Former Mayor, Marion Barry Pens New Book "Mayor for Life" and Holds Downtown DC Book Signing

“I’ve been in the city for 35 years and I think Marion Barry is one of the greatest politicians of my lifetime.”

Everyone I had spoken to shared the same sentiments of admiration and gratitude for the impact Mayor Marion Barry had made, not only in their lives as individuals but within their communities as a whole.

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