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Governor Albert Bryan Commemorates Virgin Islands History Month

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. issued the following statement in commemoration of Virgin Islands History Month established in 2006 by Act 6802:

“Each year in March, we recognize the extraordinary history and culture of our Virgin Islands and the achievements and contributions of its people,” Bryan said. “As Virgin Islanders it is important we celebrate the resilient spirit of our ancestors and continue the push forward in building upon their many hard-fought achievements. I encourage our young people to research one of our outstanding Virgin Islanders every day this month, and I encourage parents, educators and culture bearers to continue in your efforts to educate the coming generations of our history and our culture.”

Watch as Governor Bryan shares his thoughts on the importance of Virgin Islands History Month

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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