For most of the century after the Civil War, American history – especially as it pertained to race – was a comfortable lie about benevolent whites and grateful blacks.
National Geographic sponsors a tour, "The Holy Land: Past and Present." The tour is explicitly political. After visiting a site, two guides, one Israeli...
Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling of being valued and respected. Greet people pleasantly. Bring courtesy home.
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.
Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead or revenge, make amends.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.