The Last of the Black Emperors
Ms. Barras discussed her book, The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders, published by… read more
Ms. Barras discussed her book, The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders, published by Bancroft Press. The book describes Mayor Barry’s career in Washington, DC and his re-election as mayor after being arrested and imprisoned for possessing crack cocaine and attempts to explain why Mayor Barry was re-elected in 1994 following his removal from office. close
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