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Change.org Petition Asks TMZ to Remove ‘Crack Mayor’ Marion Barry Headline

A local Washington, D.C. group is demanding TMZ apologize and remove the words “crack mayor” from its headline about the death of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry.


“We want  his legacy to be honored the right way,” the petition reads. “Show respect to his family friends and supporters.”

The petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures, as of 1:15 p.m. ET, and is rapidly growing.

Barry died early Sunday morning at the age of 78.

[h/t Mike DeBonis]

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