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The Promise of Power

Governor Chris Christie’s most recent scandal highlights the moral gap between those with power and those without it. Once beloved by many in the state of New Jersey for his blatant honesty and authenticity, Gov. 527 more words

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D.C. Council Makes Decision on Marion Barry Youth Program

Yesterday, Cora Masters Berry, joined the Joe Clair Morning Show to discuss possible cuts to the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program.

Our audience expressed their disdain for the possibility of the program receiving major cuts. 99 more words

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A History of the Mayflower Hotel in 5 Scandals

Once again, the Mayflower Hotel is at the center of a political scandal.

On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate intelligence committee that he… 148 more words

Cora Masters Barry: 1000s of Youths to Lose Jobs with D.C. Budget Cuts

Marion Barry’s widow, Cora Masters Barry, joined the Joe Clair Morning Show Tuesday morning to discuss the District possibly cutting $1 million from the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program. 236 more words

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Locking Up Our Own (Forman Jr.)

During the Holocaust, some Jews were enlisted? compelled? by the Nazis to serve as camp leaders or other kinds of functionaries. It was a masterful kind of psychological slavery, making these Jews or  359 more words

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2 Years After He Died, Marion Barry's Gravesite Gets Marker

WASHINGTON — Marion Barry’s gravesite finally has a permanent marker.

Relatives and friends of the former District of Columbia mayor gathered at Congressional Cemetery in November to unveil a monument in his honor. 121 more words

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Marion Barry's Son Died of Accidental PCP Overdose, Autopsy Reveals

WASHINGTON — An autopsy has revealed that the only son of longtime D.C. mayor Marion Barry died of an accidental drug overdose.

Marion Christopher Barry, known as Christopher, died in August at age 36. 120 more words

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