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Marion Barry Tweets Denial of “Freedom to Washington D.C. is Flat-Out Racist”

Marion Barry Goes on Epic Fourth of July Rant About Washington DC Statehood

Marion Barry Tweets Denial of “Freedom to Washington D.C. is Flat-Out Racist” (Credit: Wikimedia)

Marion Barry, former Washington D.C. mayor, went on a epic fourth of July rant and speech by Frederick Douglass about freedom and the lack of statehood for the district.

Barry tweeted:  “So before  you grab that hot dog to celebrate someone else’s freedom, you should know that as a DC resident you are NOT,” characterizing that Washington D.C. was “colonized.”

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  • http://withintheblackcommunity.blogspot.com Constructive_Feedback

    Janet – IF ONLY you were so staunch about the “Sovereign Rights” that the nations of Libya, Yemen and Pakistan have to be free from US Aggression AND that “President Obama in office calling the shots” did not muffle your propensity to say so about these “Nations Of Color”.

    The people of DC don’t have to worry about drone bombings or being snatched off of the streets.