Why Washingtonians Love Mayor Marion Barry | Kyle “Scoop” Yeldell, Morehouse College ’06
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Why Washingtonians Love Mayor Marion Barry | Kyle “Scoop” Yeldell, Morehouse College ’06

Nationally, many people knew Washington, D.C.’s “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry for drug use. And then many people criticized Washingtonians for re-electing him. Despite his transgressions, as a politician, he did amazing things for Washington, D.C. My generation, in particular, benefited (and still benefits) from his time as mayor due to our access to jobs as … Continue reading