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Drink Inspired By Marion Barry Prompts Threat Of $10,000 Fine

Posted 09.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Pug, a bar in the nation's capital, has a welcoming statement of purpose on its website: No idiots. No bombs. No shooters. No spe...

Marry Barry Set To Apologize For Asian Comments (UPDATED)

Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry (D), who represents Ward 8 on the D.C. Council, is scheduled to appear with Asian-America...

D.C. Asian American Advocacy Groups Tell Marion Barry Enough, Demand Apology

Erwin de Leon | Posted 06.30.2012 | DC
Erwin de Leon

Marion Barry once brought minority groups together. He now seems intent on setting them apart.

The Fiber of Our Multi-Faceted American Tapestry

Dana Tai Soon Burgess | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC
Dana Tai Soon Burgess

When people attack Asian Americans -- whether physically or verbally -- or any minority group, or that matter, the entire community suffers.

UPDATED: Marion Barry Spars With Witnesses

Posted 04.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's comments by former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry about local nurses has prompted a harsh response by the Philippin...

Marion Barry Singles Out Nurses From Philippines

Posted 04.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry is facing trouble again over comments he made about Asians working in the nation's capita...