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‘Disgusted’: Marion Barry rants about HBO biopic, Spike Lee & more

, , , , , ,!/marionbarryjr/status/462226169006682114 Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is best known nationally for having been arrested for smoking crack long before anyone had ever heard of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Barry has nonetheless remained a towering figure in D.C. city politics for decades. Now a city councilman, Barry took to social media to express his displeasure with HBO’s planned movie about […]


‘It’s a new day’: Marion Barry praises DC’s decriminalization of marijuana

, , , , ,!/marionbarryjr/status/440956197676408832 D.C. City Council voted today to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana held for personal use. Council member Marion Barry, who is currently in a rehabilitation center receiving physical therapy, wasn’t present for the vote, but he’s glad to hear that “young black boys” (and everyone else, presumably) can now enjoy their weed while […]