Marion Barry

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 true. The list is long and the crimes vary from corruption, drugs, sexual misconduct, etc. as well as the prison sentences.  Here are just a few of the many who […]

We have sad news to report about Marion Christopher Barry. He’s the son of the late Washington D.C. mayor and councilman Marion Barry and a former candidate for political office in the District. He died of an apparent drug overdose, according to the Washington Post. Barry, 36, was found by his girlfriend and was taken […]

Years after Kim Dickens donated a kidney to former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry, the late politician’s widow is suing her. The Washington City Paper reports that Cora Masters Barry has filed a lawsuit against Dickens for using her husband’s “celebrity identity” to raise money for the Barry Dickens Kidney Foundation, a charity Dickens founded. […]

Marion Christopher Barry (pictured below), son of the late controversial former Washington D.C. mayor, Marion Barry (pictured above), is reportedly being investigated by authorities for throwing…

Marion Barry’s son wants to follow in his footsteps – but he’s not choosing the right ways to do it. Washington D.C. police say Marion Christopher Barry, who is running for his father’s Ward 8 D.C. Council seat, is a suspect in a bank vandalism in D.C.’s Chinatown earlier this week. The Washington Post reports: […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The only son of Marion Barry, a onetime popular mayor of the nation’s capital who died last year, is seeking his late father’s seat on the D.C. Council. Marion Christopher Barry, 34, picked up nominating petitions Monday at the District of Columbia Board of Elections. His father died last November at age […]

TMZ no doubt prides itself with pushing the pop culture envelope to new boundaries daily . But with their headline on the recent death of former Washington, DC Mayor Marion Barry, they may have bitten off more than they can chew. The tasteless, insensitive headline that’s got a lot of people upset is “Marion Barry […]

  Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry was one of the city’s most beloved figures, despite a scandal during his tenure that rocked the nation. Barry’s resilience and support from the African-American community earned him the distinction of being known as the city’s “Mayor For Life.” He died early Sunday morning after battling an illness. […]

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, […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for […]

  11/07/14 – Comedian Chris Paul delivers the celebrity dirt on the TJMS. Click the link above to hear why we shouldn’t fear John McCain’s short reach, why we might be watching Al Roker’s mudslide live on national television and how Marion Berry helped D.C. get weed legalized.