Mayor For Life Permanently Memorialized | Afro


Mayor for Life Permanently Memorialized | Afro

Thousands of District of Columbia residents braved windy weather on March 3 to see the unveiling of a statue of the late Marion S. Barry. The bronze statute is located in the northeastern section of the John A. Wilson Building, the District’s city hall. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) was a driving force in seeing the statue become a reality.

The statue of the late Marion S. Barry is in the northeastern section of the John A. Wilson Building. (Photo by Rob Roberts).

“Sometime after Martin had a dream and before President Obama gave us hope, Marion Barry provided …

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