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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Hospitalized

WASHINGTON — Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry has been hospitalized.

Barry’s spokeswoman, LaToya Foster, says the 78-year-old former four-term mayor was admitted to Howard University Hospital on Thursday evening and is resting comfortably. 91 more words


Conference Highlight: ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry

Friday November 21

11. ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry

Steven Diner, author of “Washington, The Black Majority: Race and Politics in the Nation’s Capital,” 132 more words


D.C. Mayor-Elect Announces Transition Team

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser says Marion Barry and three other former mayors are among the group of Washingtonians on her transition team. 129 more words


What's New at UPO: Marion Barry Attends Development Meeting About St. Elizabeths at UPO's Petey Greene Center

By Kathryn Pierson

DC Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) attended a meeting hosted by UPO on behalf of the newly formed business alliance, the Ward Eight St. 224 more words


Great Quotes For Your Election Day

Here is a reminder that you will be electing politicians today. These people:

“A zebra does not change its spots” – Al Gore

“Literally, if we took away the minimum wage — if conceivably it was gone — we could portentially virtually wipe out unemployment completely because we would be able to offer jobs at whatever level” – Michelle Bachmann… 169 more words


“Corruption and Good Governance” in the County.

Vote “No” to Question J and H

Mr. Rushern Baker –The current County Executive for Prince George’s County is known not to be a man of his word according to Prince George’s County NAACP Chapter and is deeply involved in the scandal comprising Dr. 1,436 more words

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It's Marion Barry Day At Radio One DC!

October 23 was declared Marion Barry Day at Radio One DC. Radio One Founder Dr. Cathy Hughes and her DC staff honored her dear friend for his many years of impeccable service to the people of Washington DC. 94 more words