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Virtue of the Week: Friendliness

Friendliness is being a friend, through good times and bad. You take an interest in other people and make them feel welcome. You share...
Frank Schneiger

Black History Month: Elites Use Racial Resentment to Divert Communities

With the clock running out on Black History Month 2018, here is a shot at putting the modern period into some kind of framework.
Frank Schneiger

Black History Month, Part 4: Replacing the Comfortable Story

For most of the century after the Civil War, American history – especially as it pertained to race – was a comfortable lie about benevolent whites and grateful blacks.
Frank Schneiger

Black History Month, Part 3: Competing Narratives

National Geographic sponsors a tour, "The Holy Land: Past and Present." The tour is explicitly political. After visiting a site, two guides, one Israeli...

Virtue of the Week: Courtesy

Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling of being valued and respected. Greet people pleasantly. Bring courtesy home.
Frank Schneiger

Part 2 – Black Histories Month

We all know – or think we know – what we mean by 'black history.' But the black population of the U.S. is not monolithic, and as immigration continues, the differences become more pronounced.

Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead or revenge, make amends.

UVI Is Rising

UVI President David Hall, writes about a new film, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.” The documentary is set to be screened, Monday, Feb. 19, on both UVI campuses to coincide with the national broadcast premiere of the documentary on PBS.
Frank Schneiger

Three Simple Words: Black – History – Month

So let's step back and ask a basic question: What is the purpose of Black History Month? The three words should help us define that purpose.
Shaun Pennington

The Source Is – and Always Has Been – a Group Effort

Before I fade to grey only to pop up in living color somewhere else pursuing other life-long dreams, I have many people to acknowledge and thank for their contributions to the Source over the last two decades.

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