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MBYLI Wraps Up Another Year

PHOTO: Students lead a presentation during the closing ceremony for the Marion Barry Youth Leadership Institute on the evening of May 19th./ Photo courtesy of Jasmine Wilson/MYBLI  947 more words

Weiner “Wiener”

Have you been wondering what Anthony Weiner, aka “Carlos Danger,” the disgraced politician who send “Selfies” around the world of his “Wiener” has been up to? 1,190 more words


Trayon White Reemerges as Grassroots Candidate

Chapter two of what has become a modern-day David vs. Goliath story popped off last month when Trayon “WardEight” White, millennial community figure and protégé of the late, great Marion S. 1,826 more words


A hymn to Kim

Yesterday we met Michael Bassett, a “Citizen Diplomat to North Korea” who in a September article for Counterpunch defended the Kim regime from the defectors who, he would have us believe, are despicable liars, besmirching a government that deserves better. 571 more words


Favorite Film Finds of 2015

In the past year, staff in the motion picture preservation lab handled nearly three million feet of film. Films might come to us for inspection and repair, photochemical duplication, or digitization.  788 more words

Motion Pictures


It’s been a busy week, busy, busy, busy, with no time to form coherent thoughts into worthwhile statements. So, instead, here are some adorable pictures of kittens with quotes from people who also didn’t take the time to form coherent thoughts. 9 more words


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

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