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Keith Andrew Perry

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A native Washingtonian, Keith spent over 20 years in D.C. politics as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, Democratic Committeeman, Mayoral appointee, political strategist and candidate. He is the former Chief of Staff to Councilmember and former four term D.C. Mayor Marion Barry and served as Treasurer for former Mayor Sharon Pratt's victorious campaign. He is an alumnus of Morehouse College and Howard University School of Law and was selected as a winter 2009 fellow of the Center For Black Literature at Medgar Evers College. His non-fiction has appeared in the National Minority Business magazine.


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War Anthem
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Pamela Hi Keith...Thanks for accepting my friendship.


Jaymee B. Thanks for the friendship request :)


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