Posts Tagged ‘Marion Barry’

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]

“To Be in Barry’s Proximity Could Be Better than Drinking the Elixir of Life”

When encountering bitter enemies, he would tell them, "I'm going to win you over." And charmer that he was, nine times out of ten, he would.

Marion Barry Memorial Plans Unclear, But Spokeswoman Promises “It’s Going to Be Big”

Barry will lie in state, turkey giveaway will go on

Marion Barry Fans Petition TMZ to Remove Its “Crack Mayor” Headline

The online petition has more than 7,500 signatures.

Marion Barry: “A Voice for the Voiceless”

A former LL turned politician recalls the mayor-for-life.

Marion Barry: A Washington City Paper Reader

Coverage of Barry in City Paper over the decades