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As a person of color, I feel embarrassed and ashamed that I did not know what the term Juneteenth meant. I did not know the significance or meaning of it. I must thank President Donald Trump for providing this awakening — the postponement of his Tulsa rally — for the motivation to research t…

It’s mid-spring and hotel rooms are usually filled with well-heeled travelers, and downtown Charlotte Amalie is heaving with visitors strolling the alleyways and cobblestone sidewalks looking for a bargain.

As the United Kingdom confronts the issue of racism in British society and the country’s longstanding problem of injustice toward people of African descent, it should not be forgotten that the people of the British Virgin Islands are also victims of Britain’s dark legacy of slavery and colonialism.

They say you can never fully appreciate a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. I never met the late Conrad Francois II, known to his friends as Ricky. But as the director of today’s Virgin Islands Housing Authority, I have walked a mile or few in Mr. Francois’ footsteps, and I think …

Editor’s note: The following statement by Carvin Malone, deputy premier and Health minister, was presented on Friday, June 26, before the 4th House Assembly of the British Virgin Islands.

As we celebrate a Mother’s Day unlike any other, I join the entire Virgin Islands in extending sincere greetings to all mothers in the Territory. We are reminded of the importance of a mother’s love, sacrifice, and strength.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has been holding multiple press briefings weekly to talk about how his administration is addressing the many issues in regard to the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of the people of the Virgin Islands. The governor is doing the best he can, and we as a people should sup…

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