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Marion Barry: Guardian Angel Of Punk Rock

Marion Barry, the much maligned former mayor of Washington, DC, is mostly known as a punch line. As a synonym for "smoking crack," he embodied white America's media-based fantasy of 80s urban blacks-entitled, lazy, corrupt, drug addled, and taking...
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By Ian Svenonius

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