Marion Barry, Mayor For Life
Former DC mayor, Marion Barry passed away last night. For most of the world, he was a bit of a political buffoon. A joke to some. But here in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) he was an icon.
He was a polarizing figure but many great men and women of history are just that. I don’t hold that against him.
I grew up in Maryland and I was jealous that I didn’t grow up in DC because by living across the street from SE,