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Ivan Butcher II
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Sponsorship Opportunity (56 hits)
As the developer, partnering with the St. Croix Hiking Association and the Virgin Islands Pace Runners, hosting the 2018 Seniors' Walking Games, we are extending the opportunity and request for your support and contribution to the success of this eve ...
Posted Monday, October 15th 2018 at 6:09PM
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The GAMES are On... The Challenge is Out There! (106 hits)
2018 The Seniors' Walking Games Thanksgiving Weekend: Nov. 24 - 25 2018 "The Games Will Only Grow Bigger, and Bigger, and Bigger with Nurturing Sponsorship" Become a Sponsor: You could assist through one of the options listed below. ...
Posted Sunday, September 30th 2018 at 6:57PM
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Tourism: From the Inside-Out (296 hits)
I have been asked, how do I see our future here in the Virgin Islands? Each one of us here has to look at the Territory, as if it is our own personal home, and before you would invite a guest into your home, you would repair and clean house for y ...
Posted Friday, August 24th 2018 at 10:34AM
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2018 Seniors' Walking Games (496 hits)
Hosted by: St. Croix Hiking Association and The Virgin Islands Pace Runners Thanksgiving Weekend - Saturday - Nov. 24 & Sunday - Nov. 25 2018 2 Days Walking Events The senior walking competition will be fashioned to operate just as if it was ...
Posted Saturday, July 14th 2018 at 7:20PM
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Why Bring Race Into Everything? (472 hits)
This cartoon speaks volumes to the fact that the American Educational System has miseducated Everyone on Slavery in America. No Child Left Behind, the Public School Policy to further Dumb Down the Future! I can testify while sitting in a classroo ...
Posted Friday, June 1st 2018 at 1:33PM
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Be Careful to How You Use Your Wishes (573 hits)
Today, it is not a whole lot about fighting for our Rights, it is more of how we should exercise our Rights, in the face of sacrifice, A Dream Deferred! Divide and Conquer! Before Affirmative Action, individuals, like Ms. Oprah Winfrey, would h ...
Posted Saturday, May 5th 2018 at 12:34PM
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Capitalism So Undermines Human Dignity! (505 hits)
I support a Government supplementing the Needy with basic human needs of their citizens: health care, education, water, electricity, not the Privatization to the Corporate individuals, which should be considered to be socialistic. I believe in Free E ...
Posted Thursday, May 3rd 2018 at 9:02AM
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Today's Educational System: Some of My Recommendations and Solutions. (343 hits)
- First, we have hundreds of potential teachers graduating from our high schools every year. They can be used as teacher's aides given scholarships to work on their degrees. Extra effort should be made to target males, especially for grade schools wh ...
Posted Monday, April 16th 2018 at 1:08PM
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We Have to Take Back Our Schools. (361 hits)
The educational system must be adjusted to provide a new purpose for learning, and must be adapted to the specific needs of our children. They only go through this period in their lives, "Once." If the schools were more functional, then maybe the ...
Posted Monday, April 16th 2018 at 1:06PM
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It Has Been By Design (435 hits)
The fact that we here in the Virgin Islands, during this recovery period, are faced with having to wait for the Outside to rebuild our homes and our infrastructure has been by design. The reason that there is a shortage of licensed tradesmen: carp ...
Posted Friday, April 13th 2018 at 7:39PM
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It's Not Too Late! (346 hits)
These pass hurricanes have not only been a wake up call, but they can also serve as a blessing in disguise, with the support from the US government recovery grants that we will be receiving for our reconstruction and revitalization. The bureaucrat ...
Posted Friday, April 13th 2018 at 1:01PM
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Share-Cropping: Today's Economic System (427 hits)
"The more things change, the things remain the same." We are and have been living under the same post slavery share-cropping system that the unjustly enslaved people of the Americas were subjected to during the Reconstruction period (186577) fol ...
Posted Wednesday, March 28th 2018 at 11:18AM
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Say What! The Shelves Are Bare! (437 hits)
Too many times, I have said that when a hurricane or any major weather condition impacts the eastern coast of the United States, we here in the Virgin Islands will suffer food, supplies, material and equipment shortages. This NorEaster, of March 2 ...
Posted Wednesday, March 28th 2018 at 11:17AM
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Who Do You Call ? (459 hits)
Where are our elected representatives, was the out cry across the Territory immediately following the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria? Their lack of response, availability and visibility has drawn outrage and a call for a restructuring of t ...
Posted Wednesday, March 28th 2018 at 11:16AM
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Underinsured!!! (447 hits)
This has been the most incomprehensible statement, I have heard during this hurricane recovery period. What seems apparent is that there are many who do not realize that having insurance or not, insurance is a "Gamble." Homeowner's Insurance, it is ...
Posted Friday, March 9th 2018 at 2:47PM
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Sf. Croix: G.E.R.S. Town Hall Meeting (517 hits)
Feb. 8, 2018 Question? Why doesn't G.E.R.S include non-government workers with tailored polices for each new member, ex: for small business owners and their workers, independent contractors, artisans, entertainers, etc.? Suggestion: Th ...
Posted Friday, February 9th 2018 at 1:24PM
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The Windsor Estate Proposal (374 hits)
I have been advocating for our focusing on Agri-Eco Tourism, for years, my involvement began as a board member on Farmers In Action (FIA) 1999, when we lobbied for support and funding for the restoration of the Estate Bethlehem Sugar Factory. Our ...
Posted Friday, February 9th 2018 at 1:13PM
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A Centennial Wake-Up Call (574 hits)
I have expressed many times that, we here in the Virgin Islands wouldn't have to be struck by a devastating storm to feel its impact. Especially one that has gone up the east-coast of the United States, which is where the responders, resources and ...
Posted Sunday, November 26th 2017 at 10:31AM
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Offensive Reminders: Not In Our Face, But Not Swept Under A Rug. (802 hits)
The problem has been that America's Dirty Past has been swept under the rug, so the visitor, immigrant, refugee and sadly the average White American has no comprehension or compassion for the struggle of Black America. As an artist, I feel these W ...
Posted Thursday, August 17th 2017 at 10:01AM
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Charlottesville: Denial is Contrary to Self-Preservation! (760 hits)
I understand too well, why White America (European Descendants) would be on the defensive about the issues now and the past in regards to the Race Relationship with Black Americans. Considering the birth rate statistics shows that it takes 4.1 Wh ...
Posted Tuesday, August 15th 2017 at 5:46PM
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The African Slave Trade: The Jewish Hands Are Not Clean! (1115 hits)
Follow the money! The United States - Netherlands - England - France - Portugal - Spain, in each of these major slave trading countries, there were Jewish bankers and investors who financed the building of the slave ships and the laundering of the bl ...
Posted Friday, April 21st 2017 at 6:48PM
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Marc Anthony Butcher Writes Poetry from the Heart... (522 hits)
This is my younger brother, he is the writer, I had to remind him that I was the one who helped him with his homework ; ) Marc Anthony Butcher Writes Poetry from the Heart to Heal the Broken Heart | BK Stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK ...
Posted Monday, March 27th 2017 at 10:32AM
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My Half Centennial Perspective (1162 hits)
I am a Maroon on the island of St. Croix, I came to St. Croix from New York City, in 1969, not too long after Martin Luther King was assassinated. I had just turned 22, and living here was the first time I had not felt intimidated being Black. The El ...
Posted Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 8:14PM
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Why Don't More Black Achievers Advocate for our Black Family? (859 hits)
Why haven't they been speaking out in the public media, using the power of their money and position, like: Martin L. King, Marcus Garvey, Nina Simone, James Baldwin, Danny Glover, James Brown, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Mos Def, Tupac, Audre Lorde, Kar ...
Posted Friday, March 10th 2017 at 3:39PM
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