Black History News
Maryland Native Goes From St. Croix Beach Chef To ‘Rising Star’ of National Museum of African American History in D.C.
MASTER CHEF: Jerome Grant [ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below: WASHINGTON — The former chef at the Carambola Beach Resort on St. Croix
[ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below: PHILIPSBURG — Many islands in the Caribbean have a complicated history, because in most cases several different countries
The Danish Are Well Sorry That They Sold The Virgin Islands To The United States Of America in 1917 … Just Ask Them!
CANCELLED CHECK FROM USA TO DENMARK FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – March 31st marks the 100th anniversary of the purchase of the U.S. Virgin Islands from Denmark. In 1917, the United States purchased the three islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John for $25 million in gold.
Boxing Event In St. Thomas To Celebrate Life of Ali … And Seeks To End Gun Violence In The Territory
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We Grow Food, Inc. is hosting an historic event on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers said that the “event is dedicated to the youth of the Virgin Islands with a focus on reducing and ceasing gun violence especially amongst our young
REPORT: Haiti’s Prisoners Are Denied Basic Human Rights In Its Main Prison … 454% Occupancy Rate … Highest In The World
JAMMED INTO THE PRISON LIKE SARDINES: In an exclusive report, the Associated Press says that malnutrition is killing many inmates in Haiti’s main prison. [ad name=”HTML-68″] PORT-AU-PRINCE — “Straight up: This is hell. Getting locked up in Haiti will drive you crazy if it doesn’t kill you first,” homicide suspect
YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), says she is disappointed that former President Barack Obama did not posthumously pardon Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey before leaving office. On his last day in office on Thursday, Obama commuted the
DEAD AT 90: Ronald Webster [ad name=”HTML-68″] THE VALLEY — In 1967, when Britain was shedding the vestiges of its empire, Ronald Webster emerged as the George Washington of the tiny island of Anguilla — in reverse. He plotted a revolution to embrace the mother country rather than to break with it.
BILLABLE HOURS? DPNR Commisioner Dawn Henry is coming up with new and inventive ways to spend your tax dollars under Gov. Kenneth Mapp. As an attorney, Henry has this down to a “t’.” [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources
DEAD AT 82: Roy Innis [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — Roy Innis, a politically-conservative civil rights leader who tussled philosophically — and physically, in one memorable televised encounter involving the Rev. Al Sharpton — with other activists during an embattled, decades-long tenure at the helm of the Congress of Racial
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, vice chancellor of The University of the West Indies, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2016 commencement ceremonies. The ceremonies will take place on Thursday, May 12, at the Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas; and