The Washington Post released an article discussing the making of the Marion Barry statue that will be unveiled on Saturday, March 3rd. The article centers around Barry’s wife, Cora Masters Barry and her first meeting with artist Steven Weitzman. While Barry admitted that Weitzman’s statue “was better than the others,” she was troubled that an African-American […]


Marion Christopher Barry the son of the late DC Mayor, Marion Barry, is dead. Sources say that he appeared to be under the influence of an unknown intoxicant.  Marion Christopher Barry is his father’s only son, born to his third wife, Effi Slaughter Barry. His father had wanted to name him Marion Barry III, but Effi was […]

  Current DC mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed a commission to honor the legacy of the late 4 term mayor of DC, Marion Barry. Friday would have been his 79th birthday, and a new mural was unveiled in Anacostia as Bowser announced a Barry Memorial Commission, and placed no limits on what they can do to […]

DC Mayor For Life Marion Barry‘s funeral service will be held at his church home Temple Of Praise in Southeast DC Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rev. Zina C. Pierre will officiate the service and Bishop Glen A. Staples will deliver the Eulogy. Rev. Al Sharpton will give brief remarks. NewsOne Now Exclusive: […]


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…


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…

Controversial former Washington D.C. mayor and now Councilman Marion Barry, Jr. (pictured) was released from a local area hospital on Saturday night after being involved in a head-on…