Posts Tagged ‘filipino nurses’

Marion Barry’s Apology Goes Slightly Awry

Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry held his second meeting with members of the Asian-American community today in a Baptist church off Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, where he was expected to apologize for his previous remarks disparaging Filipino nurses and Asian owned businesses.
Unfortunately, we can't tell you firsthand whether he actually did, since he [...]

The Man Who Beat Barry Wants To Talk About Filipino Remarks

Gregory Cendana, the Democratic National Convention delegate who pulled more votes than former mayor-for-life Marion Barry in the March D.C. caucus, is concerned about Barry's recent comments about hiring Filipino nurses.
At a D.C. Council hearing on Monday, Barry said: "In fact, it's so bad, that if you go to the hospital now, you find a [...]