marion barry

Marion Christopher Barry, whose father was the late D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, has died of an apparent drug overdose, reports the Washington Post. The 36-year-old former candidate for D.C.s Ward 8 council seat was reportedly discovered by his girlfriend, was transported to George Washington University Hospital, writes the news outlet: Barry had struggled with drug […]

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments. READ THE FULL STORY HERE: 

Marion Barry has suddenly passed away at the age of 78. The four-time mayor of Washington, D.C., died this weekend just hours after being released…

Kwame Kilpatrick is not the first politician to be accused and convicted of a crime. Actually, he is in some pretty distinguished company. Sad but…