BET.com will live stream the memorial service for the former mayor of Washington, D.C., Marion Barry, on Saturday Dec. 6, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Barry died on Nov. 23 at the age of 78.
Petition asks gossip site to honor Barry "the right way."
A look at the life of the controversial and charismatic Marion Barry.
Civil rights leader collapsed outside his home, rep confirms.
After his 1990 incident of being videotaped with a woman smoking cocaine, the former DC mayor says his life has been a story of redemption.
Washington D.C.'s former mayor Marion Barry released a new memoir, "Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.," that details his work in civil rights, but goes light on his controversies.