In addition to the straight facts of Brown's life and the history of go-go, the biography unearths some fascinating lesser-known tidbits.
Posts Tagged ‘Marion Barry’
Celebrate his theatrical side at the Anacostia Playhouse.
Marion Barry's son and kidney donor will get awards.
"There was so much white powder in D.C., people thought Marion Barry was mayor again."
From Wale's "Black Heroes" to Barry's preferred karaoke track and his rap on Chuck Brown's "Go-Go Drug Free"
“As the Ward 8 Councilmember, I am determined to have this eye sore removed once and for all.”
"While the Commission does not mean to offend anyone, it would be inconsistent with our mission..."
The installation in a vacant storefront had drawn complaints from neighbors and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry.
The councilmember isn't happy with a storefront installation.
Don’t expect any apologies out of Marion Barry. In his new memoir, Mayor for Life, the Ward 8 councilmember and four-term mayor sounds more concerned with how he’s been purportedly slimed by his many enemies than with making amends for how his personal failings soured his legacy. Mayor for Life is Barry from Barry’s point of view, with [...]