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Editorial: Assumptions, Silence, Apathy are Deadly for Children and Community

The silence is deadly in the aftermath of the dramatic, daylight killing of 29-year-old Rique Ashby and his cousin, 14-year-old Aaron Ashby, as they operated a backhoe cleaning up overflowing trash in the, as yet to be demolished, former Tutu Hi-Rise Housing Community.
UVI President David Hall attends the March and holds up a sign that reads "Black Lives Matter." (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

The Source Supports Black Lives Matter and Condemns Police Brutality

The Virgin Island Source stands with the Virgin Islands community and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement around the world in condemning police brutality and systemic racism.
The abandoned STX Legislature building in Frederiksted. (File photo) Bldg March 2018

Opinion: Bill Would Make Some Property Owners More Sacred Than Others

Several senators are pushing a new law that would, on its face, force people who own shoreline property not just to allow access to the shore but to build public roads, public sidewalks and more, at their own expense. The proposal is unconstitutional, unfair and abusive.
Coral reef on the west end of St. Croix

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: Annihilation or Cooperation?

It’s hard to hear the universal Om when our ears are plugged with plastic buds and headsets. The cries of distress from the dying species around us are drowned out by dialogue and the explosions of the fabricated worlds of video games and other cyber creations this elder does not comprehend. What I do see is life beginning to shrink to the size of a personal device as the pulse of the planet becomes weaker.

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