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18/01/1990 Washington, D.C. Mayor is arrested for drug possession

Marion Barry was and American politician who served as the second Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth mayor from 1995 to 1999. In the 1960s he was involved in the Civil Rights Movement. In 1990 he was videotaped smoking crack cocaine and hence was arrested by FBI.

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  • Essentials 

  • 1936–54: Early life 

  • 1955–70: Education and civil rights activism 

  • 1971–74: D.C. Board of Education 

  • 1974–79: D.C. Council and shooting 

  • 1979–91: Washington, D.C. Mayor 

  • 1992–94: Political comeback 

  • 1995–99: D.C. Mayor fourth term 

  • 2000–14: D.C. Council 

  • Death 

  • Personal life 

  • Legacy