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Ward 8 Activist James Bunn Will Be Honored With Street Name

Mayor Vince Gray will ask the D.C. Council to honor deceased Ward 8 activist James Bunn by renaming a street after him, the mayor announced at Bunn's memorial service today.
Gray's request, if successful, would change Esther Place SE at the intersection with Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue to Bunn Street. Gray also awarded Bunn with [...]

Ward 8 Activist James Bunn Dies at 71

Longtime Ward 8 activist James Bunn died Thursday, the Informer reports. Bunn, the father of two sons and mayoral deputy chief of staff Sheila Bunn, ran Congress Heights Main Streets and the Ward 8 Business Council. He was 71, according to Doxie McCoy, a spokeswoman for Mayor Vince Gray.
Bunn rented space to businesses in his Bunn Building on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave [...]