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Protesting Moorhead's Reparations

Dear Source:
If I were the governor, I would let Shelley Moorhead fast until he becomes a skeleton. The members of the Moorhead and Brow families were not exactly deprived. They had businesses for generations, and some of the children were raised like little princes and a princess (Mary 'Peggy' Moorhead). Since when are they so concerned about the common people?
Slavery was horrible. However, things like compulsory education and freedom were given to slaves in the territory long before they were given to the black population in the continental United States. What are they asking for in reparations? Money?
All of the activists and trouble makers from the continental U.S. who are coming to the Islands should look for some other cause and leave the Cruzians, St. Thomians and St. Johnians alone.

Denise Redmond
Detroit, Michigan

Editor's note: We welcome and encourage readers to keep the dialogue going by responding to Source commentary. Letters should be e-mailed with name and place of residence to source@viaccess.net.

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Dear Source:
If I were the governor, I would let Shelley Moorhead fast until he becomes a skeleton. The members of the Moorhead and Brow families were not exactly deprived. They had businesses for generations, and some of the children were raised like little princes and a princess (Mary 'Peggy' Moorhead). Since when are they so concerned about the common people?
Slavery was horrible. However, things like compulsory education and freedom were given to slaves in the territory long before they were given to the black population in the continental United States. What are they asking for in reparations? Money?
All of the activists and trouble makers from the continental U.S. who are coming to the Islands should look for some other cause and leave the Cruzians, St. Thomians and St. Johnians alone.

Denise Redmond
Detroit, Michigan

Editor's note: We welcome and encourage readers to keep the dialogue going by responding to Source commentary. Letters should be e-mailed with name and place of residence to source@viaccess.net.