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Local Photographer and Model Duo Highlight New USVI Madras Fabric in Latest Photoshoot

Brian Everett Francis, along with his project partner, Camelia Febres, included the new USVI Madras in their latest photoshoot hoping to bring more exposure and attention to the fabric

Educational Initiatives Garner Favor With Senate Committee

A push has been made towards educational initiatives with programs that teach environmental conservation and Caribbean culture by two separate non-profits that testified before the V.I. Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development Wednesday.

Department of Education Recaps Events for V.I. History Month

The Virgin Islands Department of Education chose “There is Virgin Islands History All Around Us” as its theme for marking the month of March as Virgin Islands History Month.

Caribbean Genealogy Library Oral History Project Reaches Out to Community

The Caribbean Genealogy Library has launched the Oral History Project to recognize the oldest members of the community and capture their stories, members learned on Saturday when the organization hosted its annual meeting.

In Frederiksted, Jungle James Offers Learning in an Outdoor Setting

Jungle James Cultural Tour and Petting Zoo is a new, family-friendly place located in Frederiksted, providing an outdoor learning environment for children of all ages.

Op-Ed: Kwanzaa is Needed Even More This Year in the V.I.

The celebration of Kwanzaa has been taking place for almost 50 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a majority of the population is made up of people of African descent.

Smithsonian Team Restores Hurricane-damaged Legislative Records and Archives

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, government officials realized legislative records and archival journals stored in the basement of a building in Cruz Bay had been nearly destroyed after the basement flooded.
Debris blocks King Street in Christiansted in front of the Florence Williams Library Wednesday morning.

Government House Restoration Nears Finish, Libraries Begin To Open

Restoration of Government House on St. Thomas will be completed by the end of 2021, Dale Davis, special assistant to the governor, told members of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging at a hearing on Tuesday.

Major Historical Event: Commemorate St. John Slave Revolt of 1733 Online Friday

St. Johnians, Virgin Islanders and everyone interested in the history of enslaved Africans' struggle for freedom can commemorate and learn more about the 1733 slave revolt on St. John online this Friday evening through Zoom or on Facebook.

Senate Panel OKs Resolution Honoring Centennial of CAHS

The Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging on Monday approved a resolution commemorating the centennial of Charlotte Amalie High School, which first opened its doors in 1920.

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