The son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry and a candidate for the D.C. Council has pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation at a downtown Washington bank.
The son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is pledging to continue his campaign for the D.C. Council following an incident at a bank that attracted police attention.
Christopher Barry, son of the late Marion Barry, seems to be in some trouble with the law once again.
The only son of former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry is seeking his late father’s seat on the D.C. Council.
A dozen people have already picked up petitions to run in the Ward 8 special election set for April 28. The seat became vacant when “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry died Nov. 23. Barry’s son, Christopher Barry, says he is considering running, as well.
Nearly a month after his death, tributes continue to pour in for former D.C. mayor Marion Barry and the latest was a one-night-only theatrical salute in his beloved Ward 8.
Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first job as a result of Marion Barry’s programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday at the Washington Convention Center to say goodbye to the man dubbed “Mayor for Life.”
The D.C. Council seat held since 2005 by the late Marion Barry has been declared vacant.
Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events culminating in a four-hour memorial service at the Washington Convention Center.
Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway went on without the longtime District of Columbia politician.