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Morning Roundup: Marion Barry's Eight-Foot Statue Takes Form

Plus a Georgetown law professor on his former life as a bank robber, the ongoing saga of the Ward 1 shelter site, and more in the news. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: How To Memorialize Marion Barry In D.C.?

Photos from D.C.'s St. Patrick's Day parade, about KIPP DC's residency program, and more news. [ more › ]

Memorializing Marion Barry in a city still divided over his legacy — or oblivious to it

In fast-changing D.C., a new statue of the four-term mayor may not be a match for Google.

D.C. Council Is Marking The 40th Anniversary Of The Hanafi Siege

Two people were killed, and Marion Barry nearly joined them, when a group of radical black Muslims took 150 people hostage for two days. [ more › ]

The History Channel Alexa skill is getting popular among Echo owners

3 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

On this day in 1919, diplomats met to negotiate the end of World War I. In 1950, it’s the same day China and the Soviet Union officially recognized the Republic of Vietnam, and in 1991 former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry was found doing crack in a hotel room. The This Day in History Alexa skill has broken […]

A Look Back: Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Busted Smoking Crack In Hotel Room

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

On January 18, 1990, former Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry was arrested in an FBI sting after being caught on video smoking crack with a woman in a hotel room. The post A Look Back: Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Busted Smoking Crack In Hotel Room appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Morning Roundup: D.C.'s Anti-Smoking Laws Get Tougher

Plus Marion Barry gets a headstone, a magazine is releasing FBI documents in the ‘D.B. Cooper’ skyjacking case, and more in the news. [ more › ]

Capturing Marion Barry’s complicated legacy in black granite

Two years after his death, a monument has been erected at the grave of the ‘mayor for life’

Morning Roundup: 150 Bars Can Serve Drinks Until 4 A.M. For Thanksgiving Eve

150 bars were granted extend holiday hours tonight, Marion Barry is finally getting a headstone, and more in the news. [ more › ]

Marion Barry’s headstone to be unveiled

A headstone in memory of former D.C. mayor Marion Barry is scheduled to be unveiled on Nov. 23 at the Congressional Cemetery.

Marion Barry, son of infamous D.C. mayor, died of a PCP overdose

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Marion Christopher Barry, known as Christopher, died in August at age 36.

Marion Christopher Barry Jr. died of accidental PCP overdose, medical examiner rules

The son of a former D.C. mayor died Aug. 14 after smoking K2 and PCP, according to police report.

Go Home Already: Alexander Graham Bell's Georgetown House Is For Sale

Trayon White talks about filling Marion Barry's shoes, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Young Black Man, Trayon White, Speaks Out After Winning Marion Barry’s Ward 8 City Council Seat [Video]

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

32-Yr-Old Trayon White beat out LaRuby May earlier this year in a runoff for Marion Barry’s council seat. Trayon is a protege of Barry and gives praise to the deceased political figure for his success. The community in D.C. is

Donald Trump Is Marion Barry for Rural White People

Here’s a thought that occurred to me during one of this week’s sleepless nights: Donald Trump is Marion Barry for rural white people. That’s probably too cryptic for a lot of people, since I’m now an old man who yells at clouds, but what I’m referring to is Barry’s second election as mayor of DC,…

Marion Christopher Barry Overdosed After Smoking K2. Here Is What We Know About the Drug

On Sunday, Marion Christopher Barry, son of the late Washington, D.C., political giant Marion Barry, died of a drug overdose. According to reports, the younger Barry was in a Southeast D.C. apartment drinking and smoking K2, a now banned synthetic marijuana that not only used to be legal but was also sold in just about […]

Son of DC Mayor Marion Barry dies of apparent drug overdose

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Marion Christopher Barry, 36, the son of the late former Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry, has died of a drug overdose. According to WTOP, who obtained a police report, Barry went outside to smoke K-2 and PCP at approximately 12:10 a.m. Sunday morning and began “acting crazy/different” before he...

Marion Barry’s Son Christopher Found Dead From Alleged Drug Overdose: Troubled Legacy Ends Tragically

The legacy of Marion Barry ended tragically when the late D.C. Mayor’s son Marion Christopher Barry was found dead from an apparent drug overdose. According to News One, his girlfriend found the 36-year-old politician and businessman and he was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Show More Summary

Marion Christopher Barry, Son Of Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, Dead At 36

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the dynamic former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, has died of a drug overdose, NBC Washington reports. He was 36. NBC4’s Tom Sherwood, who has covered the Barry family extensively, confirmed the younger Barry’s death after speaking with Cora Masters Barry, the ex-mayor’s widow, on Sunday. #Breaking. Show More Summary

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