Christopher Barry could be unfairly burdened with the task of continuing his father’s legacy and would be judged in comparison to Marion, whose shoes are impossible to fill.
Rage is the prism through which many people see this country right now. The light is refracted in different ways.
A large field is likely to vie for the Ward 8 D.C. Council seat; the winner then faces Barry’s looming shadow.
The community activist died of a heart attack-- a cruel irony for a man who gave so much of his heart to this city.
#DCFERGUSON shows that, with a little more than three weeks until Christmas, it’s going to be an extremely politically charged holiday season.
D.C.’s venerable greasy spoon needs to rethink its association with him in light of rape allegations.
Let’s be clear about something: nationally, Marion Barry is known as the mayor from D.C. who was caught on camera smoking crack with a prostitute
When facing a system that claims to want justice, the fight for black youths against those hired to allegedly uphold the law is an impossible one.
When all the tears are shed, all the flowers are picked up, and Barry is laid to rest, how will we remember him? What will actually be done?
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