Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.

Four-time mayor of Washington, DC, Marion Barry, Jr. tells his surprising and brave existence tale, starting within the cotton fields in Mississippi to the administrative workplaces of 1 of the main strong towns within the world.

Known nationally because the disgraced mayor stuck on digicam smoking crack cocaine in a downtown lodge room with a mistress, Marion Barry Jr. has led a debatable occupation. This provocative, appealing narrative follows the Civil Rights activist, going again to his Mississippi roots, his Memphis upbringing, and his educational university days, up via his collage years and circulate to Washington, DC, the place he grew to become actively excited by Civil Rights, neighborhood activism, and impressive politics.

In Mayor for Life, Marion Barry, Jr. tells all—including the tale of his campaigns for mayor of Washington, his final upward push to energy, his own struggles and downfalls, and the evening of embarrassment, by way of his time period in federal legal and finally a positive fourth time period as mayor. From the guy who, regardless of the setbacks, boldly served the group of Washington, DC, this is often his complete tale of braveness, empowerment, wish, tragedy, triumph, and notion.

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