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Commemoration of 1878 Labor Revolt Inspires Release of ‘Fireburn The Screenplay’

Angela Golden Bryan’s “Fireburn The Screenplay: A story of passion ignited” is based on the history of St. Croix” is historical fiction set in post-emancipation Danish West Indies that seeks to answer this question.

Kansas State Athletics Elects UVI President David Hall to the Hall of Fame

In addition to his various accomplishments, Hall was a stand-out college basketball player, finishing his career with 1,007 points and 827 rebounds.

Dr. Valdemar Hill Jr. to Speak at National Association of African Americans in Human...

Dr. Hill, the only invitee from the U.S.V.I., will be with other panelists from all over the world, who will include representatives from South Africa, China, Kenya, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Italy, Jamaica and other nations.

Lawaetz Award for Senepol Cattle Research Given to UVI’s Robert Godfrey

The Senepol Cattle Breeders Association has awarded the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award to Robert Godfrey, Ph.D., director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Christian Duffy Instrumental in Modernization of D.C. Schools

Christian Duffy, son of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, was instrumental in the modernization of the school as an employee of MCN Build.
Claudia Schrader

St. Croix Native Named President of NYC Community College

St. Croix native Claudia Schrader has been named president of Kingsborough Community College in the New York borough of Brooklyn, and credits her Crucian upbringing for her success.

Virgin Islands Says Goodbye, Thanks to FEMA Officer Bill Vogel

The general public, cabinet members, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter were present at an informal gathering to bid farewell to William “Bill” Vogel, the federal coordinating officer of FEMA Region II.

VI Student Tyrone Lake Wins FCCA Poster Competition

The 11-year-old Alexander Henderson Elementary School honor roll student topped the regional competition with a poster entitled “Present and Future,” which focused on disaster preparation and environmental preservation.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award Goes to VING Captain

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award was given to Capt. Wanda I. Williams, Virgin Islands Army National Guard (VING) supervisor, during a presentation on St. Croix, June 23.

V.I. Lyric Soprano Detra Davis to Perform at National Association of Negro Musicians Convention

In 2015 Davis, a lyric soprano, joined the Collegiate Division of the Carol Brice Branch of NANM and has been honored to perform in several of the master classes and concerts at NANM conventions.

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