UDC: We Are Black History

Feb
28

UDC: “We Are Black History” Dr. Randall Horton

UDC: “We Are Black History” Dr. Randall Horton Dr. Randall Horton is a 2004 UDC Alumnus. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Horton began his education at Howard University where he studied economics. Horton dropped out of school in his senior year and got involved in drugs, which led to his arrest and conviction on seven felony… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Dr. Randall Horton

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Feb
27

UDC: “We Are Black History” Alfred Durham

UDC: “We Are Black History” Alfred Durham UDC Alum – Police Chief, Richmond, Va. UDC alumnus, Alfred Durham, was appointed the Police Chief in Richmond, VA., on February 2, 2015.  Durham is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds an Associates degree in Corrections Administration from the University of the District of Columbia.… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Alfred Durham

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Feb
27

UDC: “We Are Black History” Johnny Grier

UDC: “We Are Black History” Johnny Grier UDC Alum – First African-American Referee in the History of the NFL For 23 years, Johnny Grier did what he loved best – officiated football. He is the first African-American referee in the history of the National Football League (NFL) from 1981 to 2004. He began in the… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Johnny Grier

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Feb
25

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Denis G. Antoine

UDC: “We Are Black History”   Denis G. Antoine UDC Alum – Ambassador of Grenada to the People’s Republic of China Denis G. Antoine is the current Ambassador of Grenada to the People’s Republic of China. He  formerly served as the Ambassador Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations and a Vice President of… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Denis G. Antoine

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Feb
24

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Kali Troy

UDC: “We Are Black History” Kali Troy  UDC Alum – Character Voiceover Actress Known by the professional name of “Kittie,” Kali Troy provided the voice for leading characters in animated television series such as W.I.T.C.H. and American Dragon: Jake Long. Her numerous credits include The Proud Family and Spawn: The Animation. Before her unique voice… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Kali Troy

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Feb
23

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Allyn Johnson

UDC: “We Are Black History” Allyn Johnson UDC Alum – Jazz Composer, Arranger and Producer He is one of Washington, DC’s most revered and influential musicians. Allyn Johnson, is a multi-talented musician, composer, arranger and producer whose trademark sound gives brilliance and fortitude to the art of jazz improvisation. A prodigy who began playing piano… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Allyn Johnson

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Feb
22

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Amadou Gallo Fall

UDC: “We Are Black History” Amadou Gallo Fall UDC Alum – NBA Vice President and Managing Director – Africa A Senegalese native, Amadou Gallo Fall is NBA Vice President and Managing Director – Africa. He oversees the NBA’s grassroots basketball development initiatives and its partnerships with marketing, media and consumer product companies in Africa. Fall… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Amadou Gallo Fall

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Feb
21

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Melinda M. Bolling

UDC: “We Are Black History” Melinda M. Bolling UDC Alum – Director for the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) Melinda M. Bolling is Director for the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). Since taking on the role of Director in 2015, Bolling is responsible for managing an agency that protects… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Melinda M. Bolling

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Feb
20

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Brian Thompson

  UDC: “We Are Black History” Brian Thompson UDC Alum – Designer of the New $100 Bill at the Bureau of Engraving Brian Thompson was given one of the most important tasks that anyone at the Bureau of Engraving could undertake — taking the lead on designing the new $100 bill. The new sleek $100… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Brian Thompson

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Feb
19

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Deana P. Herbert

UDC: “We Are Black History” Deana P. Herbert  UDC Alum – President & COO, Thomas & Herbert Consulting   A 1990 University of the District of Columbia Alum with a B.S. in Business Administration, Deana P. Herbert is President & Chief Operating Officer of Thomas & Herbert Consulting (T&H). She has more than 25 years… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Deana P. Herbert

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