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WJLA, April 05, 2012

Best Marion Barry quotes

After more than 30 years in D.C. politics, “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry still speaks without a filter. After being reelected as councilman of Ward 8 this week, Barry said something needed to be done about “Asians coming in and opening businesses and dirty shops.” Here’s a look at just a few Barry quotes.

After the Apollo 11 moon landing. "Why should blacks rejoice when two white Americans land on the moon when white America's money and technology have not even reached" the inner city. Cited from the Washington Post's Milton Coleman in 1979