Marion Christopher Barry, whose father was the late D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, has died of an apparent drug overdose, reports the Washington Post. The 36-year-old former candidate for D.C.s Ward 8 council seat was reportedly discovered by his girlfriend, was transported to George Washington University Hospital, writes the news outlet: Barry had struggled with drug […]

Washington, DC’s iconic four-term “Mayor For Life”, Ward 8 council member and civil rights activist Marion Barry has reportedly passed. He was 78. A spokeswoman for the councilman confirmed that he died shortly after midnight Sunday at United Medical Center in Washington. A cause of death has not yet been announced but Barry reportedly suffered from diabetes, […]


Kwame Kilpatrick is not the first politician to be accused and convicted of a crime. Actually, he is in some pretty distinguished company. Sad but…

Eddie Murphy is prepping to play former Washington, DC mayor Marion Barry in a film to be directed by Spike Lee. Barry was caught smoking crack cocaine in 1990.