UVIABJ: Changing the Game

  UVIABJ Members Represent the University at Top Journalism Conference: Changing the Game/Breaking the Barriers (STT. August 24, 2022). -UVI’s Student Organization of the Year (2022), the UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) received warm and enthusiastic greetings from thousands of communication professionals at the preeminent media conference for people of color early this month. …

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? A Contemporary Analysis

REPRINTED from 2020 -by Jada Roberts, Dahlia Ferrol, and Sabina Ferrol “Fellow-citizens, above your national, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions! whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are, to-day, rendered more intolerable by the jubilee shouts that reach them.” Words from Frederick Douglass’ speech are applicable to people of color in the …

The littlest SANTA: KOHL SEALEY leads Xmas Toy Giveaway, Again

Littlest SANTA UVIVOICE 2.0 staff (Christiansted, USVI). For the second year in a row, the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists Xmas Toys Giveaway was led by one of the youngest Virgin Islander. 4-year-old Kohl Sealey, resident of St. Croix eagerly gathered up some of his favorite toys and filled two boxes …

Second UVI Student Selected to attend WH Press Briefing

(STX, USVI) For the second time this semester, a University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   Nadege Barber, sophomore, communication minor , and president of the student group UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ), joined 18 student journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a …