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Marion Barry’s mantle on the line as early voting nears in D.C.

LaRuby May and Trayon White are running hard for the late city council member’s seat.

Trayon White trounces LaRuby May in straw poll for Ward 8 council seat

May, who won the seat in 2014 in a special election after Marion Barry died, didn’t show up because of a prior commitment.

Ivanhoe Donaldson, civil rights organizer, confidant of Marion Barry, dies at 74

He was convicted of embezzling $190,000 while serving in Barry’s mayoral administration.

Morning Roundup: Croak Of The Crocuses Edition

In the news: Marion Barry still doesn't have a headstone, the rules of go-go, and more. [ more › ]


DOES THIS MEAN DC WILL SOON BE LONGING FOR THE COOL TECHNOCRATIC CONFIDENCE OF THE MARION BARRY ERA? “With homicides surging more than 50 percent this year, it’s probably not a comfort to residents of Washington D.C. that their police force has dropped to its lowest levels in 10 years.”

From beard oil to Marion Barry tributes, five homegrown D.C. gift ideas

Support local businesses and impress your friends with your bona fide D.C. gift credentials.

Mayor Bowser Announces Top Choices To Commemorate Marion Barry

The options include creating a statue, and naming things after him. [ more › ]

Panel announces recommendations for ways to honor former mayor Barry

A statement indicated that the city will begin steps to rename Good Hope Road to honor Marion Barry.

A Year Later, Tributes To Marion Barry Continue To Roll In

Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to announce recommendations tonight for official tributes to the mayor-for-life. [ more › ]

UFC anti-doping head Jeff Novitzky had early reservations about working for promotion

LAS VEGAS — Jeff Novitzky, who led a federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs that rocked sports more than a decade ago and ensnared the likes of Barry Bonds, Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery, takes issue with his public image.Filed under: News, UFC

Wait, did Stevie Wonder just sneak in a Marion Barry joke, and nobody noticed?

Internet conspiracy theories about whether or not he can see aside (seriously), here’s one little known fact about legendary musician Stevie Wonder that we can actually get behind: The guy’s got jokes — and about Marion Barry no less. Wonder, who appeared recently alongside “The Late Late Show’s” James Corden in one of comedian’s always viral “Carpool […]

Is it time for a new D.C. statue — of the mayor for life?

A commission seeks the public’s ideas on how best to commemorate the late Marion Barry.

Whatever Happened To Marion True?

11 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Within months, she would lose her job, her career and leave the country. Once a curator so coveted she turned down a plum offer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, True vanished so completely that one former boss, Barry Munitz, admitted in an interview this summer that he had no idea “where she is or […]

Christopher Barry, son of the late D.C. mayor, ordered to spend 15 days in jail

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the former D.C. mayor, was ordered to spend 15 days in jail for violating the terms of his probation after he was arrested for driving on a revoked license and flouting a court order not to drive.Read full article >>

Marion Christopher Barry pleads guilty to assault in bank altercation

A D.C. Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the District’s former mayor, to 12 months supervised probation after Barry pleaded guilty to assault and making threats in connection with an altercation at a Chinatown bank in January.Read full article >>

Marion Christopher Barry to plead guilty in bank outburst

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the city’s late mayor, will plead guilty in connection with a January incident in a Chinatown bank that helped derail his campaign for D.C. Council, court records show.Read full article >>

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