Posts Tagged ‘Ivanhoe Donaldson’

In His New Book, the Marion Barry Marion Barry Wants to See

In his new memoir, Marion Barry comes off as the toughest guy in the District—maybe in America. He stares down trucks full of Southern segregationists, then takes on white developers in the District. He totes around a gun as a 1960s organizer, lest the street toughs he’s turning into a political base turn against him.
At [...]

Michael Brown Goes On The Offensive

During the 2010 D.C. Council chairman's race, Vincent Orange attacked his opponent Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown over Brown's dismal personal finances, which included more than $50,000 in unpaid credit card debt.
Brown, according to a former campaign aide, was angered by Orange's attacks and wanted to mount a vigorous rebuttal. But Brown was talked down, says the [...]

Jeanne Harris Pleaded Guilty to Corruption Charges in Late ’80s

Tomorrow Jeanne Clarke Harris is expected to plead guilty in U.S. District Court to campaign corruption charges. It will not be her first time at the rodeo.
A couple of decades ago, Harris was sentenced in federal court to two years' probation and given a $10,000 fine for hiding knowledge of allegedly criminal acts involving the misuse [...]