Kim Dickens wins her case against Cora Masters Barry after 4 years

On February 20, 2009, Kim donated a kidney’s to my long-term friend, Marion S. Barry, Jr. In 2013, Marion and Kim cofounded and incorporated the “Marion Barry-Kim Dickens Kidney Foundation”, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, in which She’s the President & Chairman of the Board. The foundation (MBKDKF), was created to “Educate and Promote Kidney health […]

Helping to Save My Mayor’s Life: Donating My Kidney in a Heartbeat

A little more than a year ago, I was sitting and talking with a group of close friends and one of them mentioned that he needed a kidney. It was former DC Mayor, Marion S. Barry Jr., who was on dialysis. I decided right away what I was going to do. Without reservation, I offered […]

Barry’s Kidney Donor Revealed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A longtime friend has been reveled as the kidney donor for former mayor Marion Barry, said a spokeswoman for the D.C. Council member. Ward 6 resident Kim Dickens is the donor, according to Barry spokeswoman Natalie Williams. Dickens offered Barry her kidney after he discussed his health issues with her and other friends during his re-election bid last fall, said […]