Reclaiming Our History – Access to Colonial and Historical Archives

By Aesha Duval On March 31, 1917, the Danish West Indies, an archipelago in the Caribbean – consisting of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John — were transferred from Denmark to the United States of America and were renamed the Virgin Islands of the United States. Two actions in the years following the transferContinue reading “Reclaiming Our History – Access to Colonial and Historical Archives”

Coping after a Disaster

By Aesha Duval Be prepared. Stay informed. Be vigilant. Those are the three main actions emergency response experts urge you to take when preparing for a disaster. But what about after a disaster strikes? After the flood waters have receded, the hurricane winds have stilled or the earth stops shaking, how do you cope withContinue reading “Coping after a Disaster”