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Locals Reflect on Virgin Island Artist Paloma McGregor

by J’nise Gifft Dancing While Black is just that, all that, up in that (what of that?), a fracture, an intersection, a mending, a void stolen and borrowed and originated and born again and again and again; resurrected, laughing at its own coincidence; ugly and profound, everyday and magicelectric; Dancing While Black is… has been… …

Featured, Sports

To the Big Leagues

by Karon Reynolds To the Big Leagues Anisha George is Virgin Islands made and excelling on the basketball court. Born and raised on “the big island” of St. Croix she made big impacts at all the schools where she played. She made her mark in the basketball programs at  St. Croix Central High School, Moberly …

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Thurgood Marshall Leadership Conference Takes A Virtual Approach

by J’Nise Gifft UVI student Karon Reynolds, a junior in the communications program, was one of the 470 students chosen out of 2,000 to attend the 20th Annual Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute this fall. The four day leadership development conference began on 17 Oct. 2020. College juniors, seniors, graduate and law students that attend Historically …

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UVI Dept of Comm- organizes Jerusalema Dance Challenge via Zoom @ First HBCU

UVI JERUSALEMA DANCE CHALLENGE First HBCU to take on the Jerusalema Dance Challenge via Zoom Staff  CHARLOTTE AMALIE, VI, 20, Oct 2020 – Tuesday, 20, Oct. 2020, at 1:00 p.m. the UVI Department of Communication hosted the Jerusalema dance challenge via Zoom. UVI became the first HBCU to host this dance challenge open to public …

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UVI COMM Dept celebrates a Historic FIRST: UVIABJ Student Chapter

  The executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) cast a unanimous decision at its annual meeting in October, that led to a historic event for UVI, the USVI territory and the entire Caribbean area. The University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) became the first student chapter as …