Opera Review: ‘Ben Bliss and Lachlan Glen’ at Theatre of the Arts Posted By: Morgan Halvorsen on: November 17, 2016 | MD Theatre Guide The UDC Theatre for the Arts is a rather unassuming, spartan building tucked into a corner of the University of the District of Columbia’s campus. The actual theater inside, however, is startlingly… Continue Reading Opera Review: ‘Ben Bliss and Lachlan Glen’ at Theatre of the Arts – MD Theatre Guide
I don’t cry on the outside often, and when I do, it is not for very long. However, I was brought to tears recently by a film on Netflix titled “13th.” My tears were not ones of sadness. Rather, they were caused by a swell of guilt over the evil we allow to dwell in our midst.
The film is about the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Contrary to popular perception, that amendment did not eliminate slavery. In fact, it allows people to be enslaved as long as they are criminals. That exception to freedom was deemed necessary to rebuild the economy of the South after the Civil War. Slaves had not only been free labor, they also had been worth more as “property” than all of the money deposited in all of the banks in the nation. Power brokers were unwilling to pay the price that would have been required to remove them from the wealth production system. Continue Reading Part VI – By Any Means Necessary
CAS Reads Big: Presents Wil Haygood – Wednesday, November 30th Please mark your calendar as the College of Arts and Sciences welcomes prominent American journalist and author Wil Haygood! Haygood’s latest book SHOWDOWN: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America, explores Marshall’s life on a personal level, recounting the dramatic five-day-long Senate hearing… Continue Reading CAS Reads Big: Presents Wil Haygood – Wednesday, November 30th
Dear Firebirds, I am very pleased to present this Report on the progress that we made at the University of the District of Columbia during my first year as president. It has been the privilege of “Team UDC” to serve the community of the District of Columbia. During this first year, we prioritized ten items,… Continue Reading UDC First Year Report
UDC Women’s Basketball hosted their season opener during Homecoming Week The Firebirds women’s basketball team hosted their season home opener Wed., Nov. 16 vs. the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon in front of a raucous UDC Homecoming Week crowd of over 400 at the UDC Sports Complex. Although UDC was on the short end of a… Continue Reading UDC Women’s Basketball hosted their season opener during Homecoming Week
The 24th Annual Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture The University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences present the 24th Annual Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture featuring Senator Cory Booker. Senator Booker is interviewed by Wade Henderson, Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Professor of Public… Continue Reading The 24th Annual Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture
Art, games, fashion and fun at Nov. 17 Van Ness “Crossing the Street” event (Forest Hills Connection)
Art, games, fashion and fun at Nov. 17 Van Ness “Crossing the Street” event (Forest Hills Connection) Click here to read article.
The 6 pm 24th Annual Joe Rauh Lecture, by Sen. Cory Booker, is free of charge, and a public reception will follow. Click here for additional information.