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The Washington Times
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Summer jobs: A Marion Barry legacyANALYSIS/OPINION: Every year about this time, my mind wanders to Marion Barry,
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Summer jobs: A Marion Barry legacy
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Every year about this time, my mind wanders to Marion Barry, the Democratic whiz kid who calculatingly took our national capital by storm during the height of the inner-city movement and molded it into an urban mecca. One of his... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Ward 8, Round Two: Who Will Win the Rematch Between LaRuby May and Trayon White?even won a seat on the D.C. Council. He nearly did last year, though, when he l
Ward 8, Round Two: Who Will Win the Rematch Between LaRuby May and Trayon White?
Washington City Paper / Posted 9 days ago
even won a seat on the D.C. Council. He nearly did last year, though, when he lost the special election to replace the late Marion Barry by only 78 votes to LaRuby May. In June, White will take another shot at incumbent May in the Democratic... Read more
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The New Yorker
Letter from Los Angeleswhich it was published, tended not to think of themselves as insiders. “Jesse d
Letter from Los Angeles
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
which it was published, tended not to think of themselves as insiders. “Jesse don’t wanna run nothing but his mouth,” Mayor Marion Barry, of Washington, D.C., was quoted as having said a few weeks ago in a piece by Bella Stumbo in the Los Angeles... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, April 15, 2016Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Caroli
This day in history, April 15, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. (The group's first chairman was Marion Barry.) In 1974, members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; a... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacCoordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Caroli
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. (The group's first chairman was Marion Barry.) In 1974, members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; a... Read more
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ABC News
Today in HistoryCoordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Caroli
Today in History
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. (The group's first chairman was Marion Barry.) In 1974, members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; a... Read more
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NBC Washington
Yesterday, Today and...News came this weekend that Ivanhoe Donaldson has died. Donaldson was the righ
Yesterday, Today and...
NBC Washington / Posted 24 days ago
News came this weekend that Ivanhoe Donaldson has died. Donaldson was the right hand, no, the right arm, of Marion Barry. From their optimistic civil rights days to their time as embattled incumbents in the District government, they shared the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
April 5 25 years ago: 1991 Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry Thursday threw his w
April 5
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
25 years ago: 1991 Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry Thursday threw his weight behind efforts to elect a black mayor in Memphis. Barry, who grew up in Memphis, said he won't play the role of kingmaker, but will be active in campaigning.... Read more

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