OPINION By JEFFREY B. PERRY A REVIEW OF HUBERT H. HARRISON’S “Our Larger Duty,” The New Negro, August 1919 Diasporic Africa Press has just published a new, expanded edition of Hubert H. Harrison’s ‘When Africa Awakes: The “Inside Story” of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the
Gov. Kenneth Mapp Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which means all federal and territorial government offices are closed. The day celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., which is Jan. 15. The holiday is observed on the
CHRISTIANSTED – Police say a decomposed body was discovered in a water well in Estate Contentment. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report from a concerned citizen about 2:50 p.m. today with details about where the body was spotted. Police responded to the report and when they arrived in
Jamila Russell of the ADA FREDERIKSTED – The Office of the Governor in conjunction with the Americans with Disabilities Act said it valued participating in the “Cultivating Inclusion Fun Troupe” in the St. Croix Festival Children’s Parade this holiday season. The troupe was made possible
DECEASED: Robin Stokes CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police said on Wednesday that the woman who fell out of a resort bathroom window to her death on Monday night was 58-year-old Robin Stokes. Robin Stokes is the wife of Point Pleasant Resort chief engineer and property manager Larry Stokes.
Traffic sign marks 10 mph zone. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said today that “it will not tolerate speeding and reckless driving in St. Thomas U. S Virgin Islands, particularly along Beltjen Road.” “Speed must be reduced to 10 M.P.H while traveling on Beltjen Road, and all
Point Pleasant Resort in Estate Smith Bay CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police are investigating a husband’s account of his wife falling 40 feet out of a bathroom window at Point Pleasant Resort just before midnight on Monday. The husband told police he was watching television in the living room of his
Deputy Police Chief Arlene Chalwell CRUZ BAY – The Leander Jurgen Command awarded four police officers appreciation awards during its Quarterly Recognition Presentation in St. John on Thursday. The morning event acknowledged police officers with outstanding performances from covering the period of October to December 2015. Arlene Chalwell, St. John
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police reported today that the body of a Caucasian man was found in Sapphire House on Christmas Day. A neighbor told police the man was hanging in a tree by a blanket in the courtyard of the residence. The body was removed by the neighbor who discovered
FREDERIKSTED – A 50-year-old man who walked onto the highway was struck by a passing vehicle and killed Wednesday night. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police about 6:52 p.m. on Wednesday that there had been an auto incident involving a pedestrian on the Melvin Evans Highway near Williams Delight.