Message from President Ronald Mason Jr. in response to yesterday’s shooting in the 2900 block of Van Ness Street, NW
JBAB Inducts inaugural group of honorary commanders – President Mason one of the new honorary commanders
UDC has the privilege of presenting an Aviva Kempner film. – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT The beginning of the pathway to the middle class. ALL UDC STUDENTS ARE… Continue Reading UDC has the privilege of presenting an Aviva Kempner film.
Town Hall Meeting You are invited to a Town Hall Meeting with President Ronald Mason, Jr., J.D. To participate in UDC’S Academic Planning Process JULY 20, 2017, 4 – 6 P.M.… Continue Reading Town Hall Meeting w/President Mason – July 20, 2017
April 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Gordon, Jr. Communications Director 202.274.5998 (o) or 202.701.8805 (c) or firstname.lastname@example.org UDC is Finalist in Top Award from the Urban Land Institute Washington… Continue Reading UDC is Finalist in Top Award from the Urban Land Institute Washington Real Estate
As President of the only public institution of higher learning in and for the nation’s capital, I want to address the UNIVERSITY community about the impact of the Friday, January 27th executive order issued by President Trump imposing temporary restrictions on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries.
Continue Reading UDC Response to President Trump Executive Order
Firebird Forum Part I: America in the Trump Era (Error?) January 25, 2017 Student Center Ballroom 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Let Your Voice Be Heard! Join the conversation via Facebook… Continue Reading Firebird Forum – January 25, 2017
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
My hope was that there would not need to be a Part V. But America has just elected a Commander-in-Chief who, by his own words, is a racist, misogynist, and xenophobe. Our next president is someone who believes that women who have abortions should be punished, who believes that Americans of Mexican descent cannot be impartial judges, who belittles the disabled, who believes in trickle- down economics, who believes global warming is a hoax, and who would make America “great again” by bombing the living daylights out of anybody he perceives to be in our way. Continue Reading America in Black and White Part V – The Dream Peddler