Sunday, November 23, 2014

Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry dies

 - The Washington Times - Updated: 9:24 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2014

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who rose from the sharecroppers’ shacks of Itta Bena, Mississippi, to the executive suite of the District’s City Hall and overcame an embarrassing public drug arrest while in office to return as D.C. mayor and council member, died early Sunday. He was 78. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE