Marion Barry’s Son to Run for Late Father’s DC Council Seat
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Marion Barry’s Son to Run for Late Father’s DC Council Seat

BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The only son of Marion Barry, a onetime…

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The Black Athlete: Marion Barry Jr.—A Tribute from His Biographer
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The Black Athlete: Marion Barry Jr.—A Tribute from His Biographer

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist   My admiration of Marion Barry Jr., who died Nov.…

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Marion Barry Memorial Events Begin Thursday with Wilson Building Ceremony
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Marion Barry Memorial Events Begin Thursday with Wilson Building Ceremony

  (The Washington Post) – Marion Barry arrived in Washington in 1965 as a young…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Marion Barry was a Personal Hero
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Marion Barry was a Personal Hero

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist We recently lost Marion Barry, an American icon who…

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Marion Barry: the People’s Mayor
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Marion Barry: the People’s Mayor

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Washington, D.C. just lost an icon. In the early morning…

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Barry Lauded for Bravery, Passion in Civil Rights
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Barry Lauded for Bravery, Passion in Civil Rights

  WASHINGTON (USA Today) — Marion Barry’s long history in the civil rights movement played…

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Marion Barry, D.C.’s ‘Mayor for Life,’ Dead at 78
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Marion Barry, D.C.’s ‘Mayor for Life,’ Dead at 78

by Avis Thomas-Lester and Ruben Castaneda Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer D.C.…

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78
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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Ben Nuckols, ASSOCIATED PRESS     WASHINGTON (AP)— Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion…

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A Look at Convicted Politicians Who Try Comebacks
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A Look at Convicted Politicians Who Try Comebacks

JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Not all politicians convicted of crimes leave…

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