A couple of months ago, Chief Greg Graham of the Ocala Police Department in Florida posted an unusual letter to the department's Facebook page. Co-signed by community development director for the Ocala/Marion County Family YMCA Narvella Haynes, the letter called for public prayer to help stop crime:
The 2015 Spirit Awards nominations are finally here! The nominations were announced by Rosario Dawson and Diego Luna at the W Hotel in Hollywood on Tuesday (November 25). Jake Gyllenhaal, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, and Marion Cotillard are just some of the nominees being recognized for their acting ability. Birdman had the most nominations with [...]
Washington's "Mayor for Life" is remembered by his former campaign manager
Union helps Jeb Bush build cred by calling him out - Washington Wire - WSJ http://ow.ly/EOsH2 Marion Barry’s Complicated Education Legacy | Ahead of the Heard http://ow.ly/EOqSY @saramead NEA’s $132M Influence Spree - @dropoutnationShow More Summary
A very good summary of the career of the late Marion Barry by Adam Serwer.
Marion Barry was both a beloved and maddening figure whose accomplishments will be forever overshadowed by his faults.
Marion Barry has passed away. Flashback to the 2009 profile of Mayor Barry by Matt Labash in The Weekly Standard. Labash has written a brief remembrance following Barry's death. An excerpt: Marion Barry helped me more than I ever did him. Show More Summary
By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Show More Summary
Controversial former Washington DC mayor Marion Barry died today at the age of 78. His death was announced by his family in a statement released through a spokeswoman for Barry. According to the statement, he died at the United Medical Center in Southeast Washington, after having been released from Howard University Hospital Saturday. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Marion Barry, who served as the mayor of Washington D.C. for four terms, died early Sunday at the age of 78. Barry will forever be remembered as a determined politician who saw his political career go up in flames...Show More Summary
Marion Barry, one of the more controversial political figures of modern times, died this morning from causes not yet known. He was 78 years old. Barry rose to national prominent after he was caught by the FBI while smoking crack in a...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.
Marion Knott, a sharecropper's daughter on a little Orange County spread that offered berries by the basket but decades later grew into one of Southern California's signature tourist attractions, has died. She was 92.
This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Marion Bernstein As a modern, liberal city-dwelling woman, I really don't care to judge who you are or what you do, but please know that I will judge the shit out of your wine choice. YourShow More Summary
Bonhams is celebrating just in time for Native American Heritage Month by offering an exceptional Charles Marion Russell work entitled ?The Chase? (Indian on a white horse shooting a buffalo) in its upcoming California and Western Paintings & Sculpture auction on November 24, to be held at its Los Angeles sale room. Show More Summary
Marion Cotillard is a lady in red at the Motion Picture Academy’s 2014 Governors Awards at Dolby Theatre on Saturday evening (November 8) in Hollywood. The 39-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet of the event by Red Band Society star Octavia Spencer and The Fault in Our Stars actress Laura Dern. PHOTOS: Check [...]
September 1938. "Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA worker and their families. Charleston, W.Va." Including he youngsters seen earlier here and here. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, Resettlement Administration. View full size.
September 1938. "WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker's children with toys in their play yard. South Charleston, West Virginia." Last seen here. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.