Marion Barry

Former D.C. mayor and current City Councilmember Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Memorial Spanning 3 Days Set for Marion Barry

Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events culminating in a four-hour memorial service at the Washington Convention Center.

11/26/2014

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry died early Sunday morning at the age of 78.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Marion Barry’s Turkey Giveaway Goes on Without Him

Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway went on without the longtime District of Columbia politician.

11/25/2014

Former D.C. mayor and current City Councilmember Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry — the Mayor for Life in His Own Words

WNEW D.C. bureau chief Matt DelSignore presents a special production, “Marion Barry–the Mayor for Life in His Own Words.”

11/25/2014

Former D.C. mayor and current City Councilmember Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry’s Turkey Giveaway Still on for Tuesday

In recent weeks, Marion Barry had been touting his upcoming Turkey Giveaway in Ward 8 and after his passing many thought it would not take place.

11/24/2014

File photo of Marion Barry. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

The Two Narratives of Marion Barry’s Legacy

Since the death of Marion Barry on Sunday, there have been two competing narratives about his life and career in D.C. politics.

11/24/2014

Former D.C. mayor and current City Councilmember Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

D.C. Speculates About Marion Barry’s Funeral Plans

As D.C. comes to grips with “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry’s death over the weekend, some are starting to speculate about his funeral plans.

11/24/2014

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‘I’m Just an Ordinary Person Who’s Done Extraordinary Things’ – Marion Barry’s Political Career

Marion Barry had a long political career that began well before he became mayor of the nation’s capital.

11/23/2014

Councilmember Marion Barry speaks during the 55th Anniversary of Ben's Chili Bowl on Aug. 22, 2013. Barry died early Sunday morning.(Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

D.C. Residents Petition to Rename H St., Benning Rd. After Marion Barry

In the wake of his death early Sunday morning, some D.C. residents are petitioning to honor the life of Marion Barry with a street named after the former D.C. mayor and council member.

11/23/2014

Flowers are left in front of "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry's home following his death at age 78. (Photo credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

D.C. Remembers Marion Barry

Residents of the District of Columbia and politicians throughout the nation are mourning Sunday after the early morning death of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry.

11/23/2014

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry died early Sunday morning at the age of 78.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Barry’s Turkey Giveaway to go on Despite his Death

Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway will go on despite his death.

11/23/2014

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