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D.C. Mayor Announces Possibilities for Honoring Marion Barry

UPDATED: Nov. 24, 2015 9 a.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — It’s been one year since the death of Marion Barry, and D.C. officials are closer to deciding how the former four-term mayor will be commemorated. 317 more words


Trump This!

I blame it on Donald Trump. There could be no other explanation as to why I haven’t written anything for the last two months – my longest hiatus since I started writing this blog two years ago. 838 more words


Black Glimpse of Yesterday

Some gifts that are given to us by God should not be played with — at least that is the belief of BlackParentSpeaks.

The ‘late’ Stokely Carmichael — lka Kwame Ture — said that most difficult in life will be the commitment to ‘live for our people’. 692 more words


D.C. Needs Your Help for Ideas on How to Memorialize Marion Barry

WASHINGTON — The District is asking for your help to brainstorm ideas on how to best memorialize the late Marion Barry.

Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking residents from all over the city to come out Wednesday from 7 – 8:30 p.m. 39 more words


Can Sheila Deliver & What Needs To Be done?

Jane Miller recently spoke to former Mayor, Sheila Dixon, and she seems very encouraged about her announced to run for mayor of Baltimore again. Dixon told Jane that 9 out of 10 folks, that she comes across in B’more gives her the thumbs up!!! 211 more words

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D.C. Ice Cream Shop Creates ‘Marion Berry’ Flavor

WASHINGTON — A new ice cream flavor was named in honor of the late “Mayor for Life.”

Ice Cream Jubilee in Southeast D.C. debuted the ice cream Tuesday. 67 more words


The People and the Police: Washington D.C.'s Police-Community Relations Program, 1968

 “The question always comes when you live in a community that’s oppressed and people are living like we have to live in the black community, how do you get a handle on all these problems? 2,037 more words

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