Washington Mayor Marion Barry, then wife Effi and son Marion Christopher Barry in
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Courage and perseverance and altruism John Lewis (left) and Hosea Williams, leaders of the Voting Rights campaign in Selma Alabama in February-March Both men were later elected to the US House of Representatives from Georgia.
At 65, Davis died from the combined effects of a stroke, pneumonia and respiratory failure in Santa Monica, California. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York City Miles Dewey Davis was a jazzAt 65, Davis died from the combined effects of a stroke, pneumonia and respiratory failure in Santa Monica, California. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York City Miles Dewey Davis was a jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the…
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Marion Barry, 4-term D.C. mayor, dies at 78
Marion Barry, D. mayor, dies at 78
Albert Irvin Cassell - Built city buildings for Washington D. and Alabama and designed buildings for Howard University, Morgan State University, and Virginia Union University
In ‘Mayor for Life,’ D.C.’s Marion Barry takes pride in himself but little blame for problems
In ‘Mayor for Life,’ D.’s Marion Barry takes pride in himself & his city.He was the greatest Mayor in D.
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August was one of the most important days for the civil rights movement. Over people gathered on the National Mall in Washington to hear Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
More Than 30 Years Later, Public Officials are Still Playing Politics with Mumia Abu Jamal’s Life, This Time to Hurt Obama