Marion Barry Statue Unveiled In D.C.


Marion Barry Statue Unveiled in D.C.

Current and past city council members stand in front of the new statue of Marion Barry outside the John H. Wilson Building ‪in northwest‬ D.C. during an unveiling ceremony on March 2. (Shevry Lassiter/The Washington Informer)

Thousands gathered Saturday in D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue wore green to make the street a little blacker.
Residents and city officials, dressed in the campaign colors of the late Marion Barry Jr., converged in front of the John H. Wilson Building for the formal dedication and unveiling of a commemorative statue of the “Mayor for Life.”
Barry is one of three African-Americans …

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