WASHINGTON (WNEW) — A dozen people have already picked up petitions to run in the Ward 8 special election set for April 28. The D.C. Council seat became vacant when “Mayor for Life” … 227 more words
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Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a powerful eulogy for former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry.
As four term mayor of Washington, D.C., Barry broke down walls politically and socially for Blacks living and doing business with the city. 11 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry’s programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed “Mayor for Life.” 775 more words