Marion Barry's death has saddened District of Columbia residents who are familiar with his efforts and accomplishments as a mayor as well as a staunch Civil Rights Leader.  His legacy includes his having served 4 Terms as Mayor of DC.

The Controversy revolves around the following:

The Washington Post delivered the following respectful Headline:

Marion Barry dies at 78; 4-term D.C. mayor was the most powerful local politician of his generation

 

While TMZ has angered many DC Residents with this (in my opinion) grossly inappropriate Headline:

... HERE'S MORE VIDEO ABOUT THE LIFE of Ex DC MAYOR MARION BARRY

FORMER DC MAYOR MARION BARRY CONFRONTS GERALDO RIVERA: