Wednesday, February 21, 2018 3:14 pm Last modified: 2:35 pm

Op-ed

Frank Schneiger

Part 2 – Black Histories Month

We all know – or think we know – what we mean by 'black history.' But the black population of the U.S. is not monolithic, and as immigration continues, the differences become more pronounced.
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Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead or revenge, make amends.
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UVI Is Rising

UVI President David Hall, writes about a new film, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.” The documentary is set to be screened, Monday, Feb. 19, on both UVI campuses to coincide with the national broadcast premiere of the documentary on PBS.
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Frank Schneiger

Three Simple Words: Black – History – Month

So let's step back and ask a basic question: What is the purpose of Black History Month? The three words should help us define that purpose.
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Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla convertible and a space-suited mannequin circle the Earth before heading out to deep space. (Photo from SPaceX)

Spaceman Rides in Style!

Amid all the trials and tribulations on Earth, I hope everyone got a chance to revel in last week's test launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. In a word – Awesome!
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Virtue of the Week: Peacefulness

Peacefulness is being calm inside. Take time for daily reflection and gratitude. Solve conflicts so everyone wins. Be a peacemaker. Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love.
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After the Hurricanes, It Is Time to Deal With the State of Health Care

Ruby Simmonds-Esannason, former V.I. senator, shares what she was planning to present to a V.I. Senate committee about the treatment of hospital evacuees after the hurricanes, some of whom died in the process.
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Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don't just accept things the way they are. You make a difference.
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Immigration Reform and Border Security

The following editorial was submitted in support of the President’s proposed policy changes to immigration, border security and DACA.
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Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don't prejudge. You see people as individuals. You don't accept it when some-one acts like a bully, cheats or lies. Being a champion for justice takes courage.
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