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Marion Barry

  1. r.i.p.
    Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78He was known as the capitol’s “Mayor for Life.”
  2. mayor for life
    Marion Barry: Cocaine Is a Hell of a Drug“The cocaine was a powerful stimulant that went straight to my penis,” he writes in a new memoir.
  3. tv
    Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Can Relate to Tyrion LannisterAnd his own brush with the law, not being falsely accused of regicide.
  4. early and awful
    Marion Barry Offers Heartfelt Apology for Using an Ethnic Slur“I misspoke: I should have said, Polish.”
  5. early and awful
    Marion Barry Makes New Racial Gaffe While Apologizing for Old Racial GaffeThis time, it was about Polish people.
  6. early and awkward
    Marion Barry Sullies Sterling ReputationHe wants those Asians out of his ward.
  7. Eddie Murphy Gets Serious With Spike Lee’s Marion Barry BiopicEddie Murphy might finally be making good on that whole “I’m not gonna do dumb family movies anymore. Except for this one. (Also I’m hosting […]
  8. tv
    Eddie Murphy to Play Marion Barry in Spike Lee JointSpike and Eddie, together at last.
  9. district of colonialism
    D.C. Mayor Arrested Under Relatively Tame Circumstances, for D.C. MayorsHe was protesting policies forced on the city by the budget agreement.
  10. early and often
    Marion Barry Is Mayor of His Movie ScreeningThe ex-mayor of D.C. put on a performance before a showing of the HBO documentary about him, which airs tonight.
  11. when the clowns run the circus
    Marion Barry Stalking Charges DroppedIt’s okay; we all learned something from it.
  12. when the clowns run the circus
    Marion Barry Also Did a Bad Thing at the DNCBut this time, it wasn’t necessarily illegal.
  13. stupid crime of the day
    Marion Barry Busted for StalkingSee, other people are governed by clowns, too!