Why We Loved Marion Barry

Washington’s “Mayor for Life” is remembered by his former campaign manager The twenty-third of November forever marks the death of a legend. Mayor for Life, Marion Barry was a prodigious politician, a once in a lifetime talent, and a man of the community who was eternally beloved by the people he served. It was here, the District of Columbia, where […]

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Marion Barry Flies on Friday

On Friday night at the K Street aqua backlit lounge Look, Marion Barry, the former four-term mayor of Washington, D.C., burst into song. “They called it stormy Monday, but Tuesday is just as bad,” Barry belt out into a microphone for a crowd of about twenty five reporters, staff and Look employees. “That’s my blues.” “The eagle flies on Friday—that’s […]

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