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Marion Barry's Son Says He May Run For Open Council Seat

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


One-Night-Only Play Honors the Late Marion Barry

WASHINGTON (WNEW) – Nearly a month after his death, tributes continue to pour in for former D.C. mayor Marion Barry and the latest was a one-night-only theatrical salute in his beloved Ward 8. 171 more words


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America faced news of the ‘torture report’

Didn’t have time to watch the news this week, well here it comes. Washington D.C. wrapped up their memorials for former… 218 more words


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Minister Louis Farrakhan Gives Eulogy for Mayor Marion Barry [VIDEO]

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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

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America pays its respects to former D.C. mayor Marion Barry

Thousands of mourners gathered in our nation’s capital on Saturday to pay their final respects to DC’s former mayor Marion Barry. Barry was known as the capital district’s “mayor for life” after serving four terms in office that were marred by scandals. 174 more words


Thousands honor Marion Barry, DC's 'Mayor for Life'

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