I did not know Cedric Henry who was killed on St. Thomas a month ago. But, in reading about him I realized that I did know him. We all know Cedric Henry(s). They are the people who you appreciate for their spirit, generosity or some special quality.
In the mid-1950s Kitty Kallen had a No. 1 hit with the song, “Little Things Mean a Lot,” a song title that has a message for the U.S. Virgin Islands and its many, many boards and commissions.
Winston Nugent says he is “writing this letter to save the exposition of the Virgin Islands' cultural and literary arts as it relates to the imposition of a DUNS number and SAM.GOV.”
A few weeks ago while reading my morning transmission from friar Richard Rohr I was tempted by a hyperlink to one of his short sermons. It was a sermon on evil. He said, “Yes, there are truly evil people, but usually it’s not really evil, it’s just stupidity.”
The Source's mascot, Idle the Iguana, is back for another year or predictions for and reflections on the new year.
In our scattered daily news consumption, we pick up bits and pieces from our social media accounts, radios, TVs, family, friends and coworkers. We read snippets here and there, and glaze over headlines that we talk about in our social settings with conviction.
Moleto Smith Jr. writes about the recent funeral he attended of a man who was “gunned down about 3 weeks ago in Hospital Ground.” He believes that the entire community needs to commit to curtailing the violence.
Jeanette Smith-Barry – a former principal, a retired superintendent of schools and a member of the 19th V.I. Board of Education – points out the many reasons why Bill 33-0019, which would change the school calendar in the Virgin Islands, is not such a good idea.
Khnuma Simmonds has an idea that there is a connection between ending domestic violence and learning how to dance with a partner. Sheis the executive director of V.I. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC), a board member of Dancing Classrooms of the Virgin Islands, and the founder of SoKh Caribbean Dance Fitness
The cannabis bill is about jobs, local wealth creation and socioeconomic benefits, according to Kye Walker and Kenneth S. Phillips.