News & Politics

PHOTOS: Unveiling the Statue of Marion Barry

On Saturday, hundreds of Washingtonians gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue to honor the memory of DC’s Mayor for Life, Marion Barry, at the unveiling of his 8-foot statue in front of the John A. Wilson Building. Attendees were decked out in Barry fashion, with everything from shirts to pins to patches bearing his face.


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Rosa joined Washingtonian in 2016 after graduating from Mount Holyoke College. She covers arts and culture for the magazine. She’s written about anti-racism efforts at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, dinosaurs in the revamped fossil hall at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum, and the horrors of taking a digital detox. When she can, she performs with her family’s Puerto Rican folkloric music ensemble based in Jersey City. She lives in Adams Morgan.