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March 13th, 2018
Marching for the Commonwealth or just following the blind?

Alred C. Frett

Only the Lazy & Misinformed celebrate before the Mission is accomplished:

Time is running out, we are still in the midst of Recovery Efforts and this is hardly the time to indulge in National Holidays we cannot afford and that only serve to push us backward rather than forward… Just a week ago we did HLS Holiday and we are now called on to celebrate Commonwealth Day and, while Persons appear quick to welcome these non-productive events, few know their basic origin or meaning.

December 18th, 2017
'P Diddy' & Curry want to buy NFL team to sign Kaepernick

NORTH CAROLINA, USA- American rapper Sean John Combs aka 'P Diddy' and basketball star Wardell Stephen Curry II want to take over NFL team Carolina Panthers.

December 3rd, 2017
‘Whites have been on the side of fighting for justice’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Political aspirant and former Permanent Secretary Mr Julian Willock believes that now more than ever the [British] Virgin Islands has to embrace everyone, regardless of race, economic status or nationality, to build the territory successfully.

November 26th, 2017
‘If we were a white country UK would have helped already’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Never shy to speak his mind on any issue in the Virgin Islands (VI), Bishop John I. Cline of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom on Tortola has implied that the British are racist in the way they are dealing with funding of its British Overseas Territory post hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 19th, 2017
The Resurrection of Jim Crow

Dickson Igwe

President Donald J. Trump’s dog whistles to Nazis and white nationalists is symptomatic of America’s longest lasting national evil: racism.

June 14th, 2017
USVI marina kicks out crew & vessel carrying Confederate Flag

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Yacht Haven Grande on Wednesday, June 14, 14, 2017 issued a statement regarding the incident that occurred at Brewers Bay, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Sunday, June 11, 2017 where a vessel with three Caucasian men was seen prominently displaying a Confederate flag, swiftly igniting the ire of the USVI community, including Acting Governor Osbert E. Potter.

March 22nd, 2017
Rescuing ourselves from political treason

Alred C. Frett

When Their Good ‘Ol Days become Our Bad 'Ol Days:

With so many local issues begging to be addressed it becomes frustrating when international matters far beyond our control suck all the Oxygen out of the room… Nonetheless we can no longer block out the World by sticking our Heads in the sand... Whether Friend or Foe, Child or Adult, Local or International; we are not alone - The Shenanigans of Mr Trump will affect us all.

February 16th, 2017
Seeking Black History with bumps & Trumps in the road

Alred C. Frett

When Blacks forget their History of Survival:

We are now deep in Black History Month but can hardly tell because Black Lives still seem not to matter and we are better off neither being seen nor heard… As the World changes before our very eyes, some things remain unchanged while some that took Centuries now happen in mere years… Slaves still put their Hope and Trust in the fables of White Gods and Imaginary Friends.

November 18th, 2016
Edwin & Golden Flashes defeat Mississippi Valley State & racism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands college basketball star Deon J. Edwin and the Kent State University men's basketball team (2-0) opened up play inside the MAC Center with a 93-63 victory over Mississippi Valley State (0-3) on Wednesday November 16, 2016.

November 12th, 2016
Age of Trump

Dickson Igwe

Donald J. Trump is the new king of these majestic Americas. Trump is the new leader of the western world, also known as the Free World. However, the billionaire’s toxic brand of populist and nationalist politics is very dangerous.

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