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Washington, D.C has welcomed another Black man on Pennsylvania Avenue this year. He may not be President Obama (oh, how we wish!), but his contributions lead to significant changes on and off Capitol Hill. Marion Barry Jr., best known as D.C.’s “Mayor for Life,” was honored with an 8-foot tall bronze statue. The larger-than-life sculpture…

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Muriel Bowser defeats incumbent DC Mayor Vincent Gray

Black woman on road to be next D.C. mayor D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, 71, lost the Democratic primary election to challenger Muriel Bowser, a member of the D.C. City Council. By all accounts voter turnout was light but was solidly against the scandal-plagued incumbent mayor. The most recent of which is a federal investigation over…

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