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In Living Color Marion Berry Episode

I decided to share this episode of In Living Color today because I was thinking about this episode as a kid and how funny it was. So enjoy.


Judge Sets May 20 Trial Date for Marion Christopher Barry

WASHINGTON — A judge has set a trial date for Marion Christopher Barry on three misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation at a downtown Washington bank in which he allegedly threatened a teller and destroyed a surveillance camera. 116 more words


January 18 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – January 18 *

1856 – Dr. Daniel Nathan Hale Williams is born in Hollidaysburg,
Pennsylvania. He will graduate from Chicago Medical… 435 more words

African American History

D.C. University May Be Renamed After Late Marion Barry

WASHINGTON — A D.C. Council member wants to rename the city’s only public university after the late former mayor Marion Barry.

Democratic Councilmember Vincent Orange introduced a bill on Tuesday that would rechristen the University of the District of Columbia as the “Marion S. 106 more words


Chip off the old block...

Or Barry,  in this case,  since Marion Christopher Barry is not only running for  his late father’s city council seat,  but exhibiting the same sort of behavior his father was famous for.   17 more words

Battle Of The Ex-Mayors: From Least To Most Successful

As hard as it may be to believe, this intrepid blogger happens to know various well-placed people around DC who know how things work.  One of the truisms among this crowd is that every mayor – and everyone in their administrations – think that they’re going to parlay their time in power into some sort of hyper-lucrative gig after they leave office, but that almost none of them are able to.  929 more words