Bernard Bierlich, Ph.D., a Danish anthropologist, believes that Danes should do more than apologize for the legacies of their past colonialism. He asks them to help improve the lives of Virgin Islanders in a real way.
The following is a poem about Emancipation Day written by Positive T.A. Nelson, who is the Commissioner of Agriculture of the United States Virgin Islands.
Peach Montana is frustrated waiting for tax refunds that have not arrived for four years. A change in priorities by the politicians is needed.
John Beagles finds the new regulation by the governor that makes plastic utensils mandatory to be illogical and environmentally damaging.
The Crucian Cannabis Chamber of Commerce Inc. has opinions and questions about the Virgin Islands Cannabis Use Act, which will go before the Senate on June 12.
Desiree M. Francis recommends ways for the Virgin Islands to make itself the most desirable destination in the Caribbean post COVID-19.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands speaks out about police brutality, systemic racism and historical injustice. The foundation is part of The Virtues Project™, a global grassroots initiative that stresses kindness, justice and integrity in more than 100 countries.
Along with the rest of the world we are appalled and outraged by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the ones sworn to protect and to serve. We stand in protest and we desire and seek justice.
The U.S. has, once again, been rocked by a death of an African American man in police custody. Very recently, video emerged showing a white father and son in Georgia shooting an African American man for some reason.
Winston Nugent's poem is in response to the news of an unarmed George Floyd being killed by a police officer during a stop for an alleged nonviolent offense, while a crowd of onlookers begged the officers to stop. Winston Nugent is a poet, short story writer and playwright, who lives on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.