“Mayor for Life”

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

(Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry Holds ‘Mayor For Life’ Book Signing at D.C. Library

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry signed copies of his new book, “Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry Jr.,” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington on Thursday night.

07/11/2014

(Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry Holding Book Signing for New Memoir at the Library

Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library.

07/10/2014

Barry attends the HBO documentary Screening of "Nine Lives of Marion Barry" at the HBO Theater on Aug. 6, 2009 in New York City. (Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry Criticizes Planned HBO Movie About Him

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life.

05/02/2014

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