Posts Tagged ‘Marion Barry’

Harry Thomas Jr., Anti-Gay Slurs Make Appearances at Barry Memorial

"One of the baddest men in the universe," remembered

Vince Gray Uses Marion Barry in D.C. United Fight, Then Thinks Better of It

Gray pulls Barry into soccer stadium debate.

Councilmember for Life?

The man born to be D.C.’s mayor settled a little uneasily into legislating.

So Long, Mayor-for-Life

The original Loose Lips says farewell to Barry.

A D.C. Without Marion Barry Felt Unthinkable Before This Week

The fixed point of local politics vanishes.

Banned in Barry’s D.C.

What it was like to be on the mayor-for-life's bad side

Marion Barry and Me

A former foe remembers the mayor-for-life.

Who Really Got Marion Barry’s “Mayor-for-Life” Title to Stick?

The original LL throws down a challenge for Richard Cohen.

Ward 8 Residents Celebrate Marion Barry in Anacostia

See videos of the chants and songs residents sang to celebrate Marion Barry's life.

Morning Links

Marion Barry dies at 78. [LL, LL, NYT, WBJ, WBJ, Post, Post, Post, Times]
Barry memorials are "going to be big," spokeswoman promises. [LL]
Marion Barry: a WCP reader. [LL]
Summer jobs program helps explains Barry's popularity. [Post]
Candidates line up for Ward 8 seat. [Post]
Post ed board: Barry's life was "ancient tragedy." [Post]
Councilmember-elect Elissa Silverman remembers Barry. [LL]

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