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April 14th, 2021
White cops killing black men ‘every other week’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The killing of 20-year-old African American, Daunte Wright in Minneapolis on April 11, 2021, was described by police as accidental; however, the death has since sparked unrest.

June 30th, 2020
Creating a new beginning in the tracks of COVID-19

Alred C. Frett

Face to Face with Cruel Fate or Wasted Opportunities in the Year 2020:

When Lockdowns are all over and Curfews have all ceased there will be empty spaces in our lives of many who left us without the privilege of their Last Rites… A lonely passage made still lonelier without the dignity of that last chance for fond memories or sad good byes… Years from now may find us searching for those we never knew had died or encountering those we thought long dead.

June 30th, 2020
Black Empowerment

Thomas C. Famous

“Up ye mighty race, accomplish what you will”- Rt Hon Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Last week, on national television, the Premier of Bermuda, The Honourable E. David Burt JP MP, stated a few harsh truths about our historic and present-day systematic racial issues. Not surprisingly, some folks got upset and claimed that he was politicking.

June 26th, 2020
Do Black Lives Really Matter in VI?

Kenneth G. Gladstone

Standing for the cause

Let me categorically declare my disgust for the brutal disregard for the lives of our Brothers and Sisters of African descent as perpetrated by racist factions in the United States of America and other places across the world.

June 21st, 2020
Dr Drexel M. Glasgow recalls being racially profiled, roughed up by white police in US

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the world witnessed the daring murder of African-American man, George P. Floyd Jr, who was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on this neck for over 8 minutes, several Virgin Islands residents began to publicly share their own experiences of being racially profiled, harassed and even assaulted by white police officers in the USA and the United Kingdom (UK) in particular.

June 19th, 2020
Premier joining youth organised 'Black Lives Matter' march

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Urging Virgin Islanders to not be afraid of speaking out against racism, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says he will be joining a local youth organised 'Black Lives Matter' march scheduled for Saturday, June 20, 2020, starting 2:30pm at the Noel Lloyd Positive Movement Park.

June 17th, 2020
VINO responds to Governor’s statement over cartoon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We find it curious and questionable that a Sitting Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has the time to comment about a cartoon (free speech satire) that has already been explained and the matter closed.

June 15th, 2020
Statement by Virgin Islands News Online over cartoon posted on June 15, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom has been overwhelmed with calls for and against the cartoon posted today Monday, June 15, 2020. We are surprised with sentiments that our cartoon has somehow trivialised serious ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests in the United States and around the world.

June 8th, 2020
Black Lives Matter march in Bermuda

Thomas C. Famous

When I first received the flyer for Sunday's Black Lives Matter (BLM) March/protest in Bermuda, I honestly did not think much of it.


Well, frankly as a black man who has been to many marches and protests, not much has changed for the better for black people.

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