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Bryan Apologizes After King Derby Calls Sarauw 'He/She' During Virtual Rally

Ernice Gilbert | October 03, 2022

Governor Albert Bryan on Monday apologized on behalf of his campaign following discriminatory lyrics made against gubernatorial candidate Janelle Sarauw during the Bryan-Roach campaign's virtual rally last week. King Derby, the legendary VI calypsonian, called Ms. Sarauw who is openly gay, a "he/she while performing a song supportive of the Bryan-Roach ticket. He said, "Who you want for governor, not the he/she or the long-neck fella," King Derby sang, referring to Ms. Sarauw as the he/she, and Sen. Kurt Vialet as the long-neck fella. Ms. Sarauw, who recently returned to the territory from celebrating her 37th birthday in Mexico with her girlfriend, wrote on Facebook, "At the BR headquarters, they chanted not to vote for this he/she (Sarauw) and Longneck(Vialet). King Derby who was also sanctioned to sing on behalf of the team created a whole…

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Staff Consortium | September 30, 2022

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Bryan Holds 22.8 Percent Lead Against Vialet Territory-Wide,…

Ernice Gilbert | September 30, 2022

A new poll released by VI Tech Stack in collaboration with the University of the Virgin Islands Center…

Hot Mic Moment: Bryan Heard in Unguarded Conversation…

Elesha George | September 22, 2022

A casual conversation between Governor Albert Bryan and Premier of the British Virgin Islands Dr. Natalio…

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Democrats Meeting Today to Choose Payne's Replacement

Ernice Gilbert | July 23, 2022

Leaders of the V.I. Democratic Party will meet today to choose a replacement to serve out the remainder of former Senator Steven Payne Sr.'s term, after Mr. Payne was expelled from the 34th Legislatur...

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