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UVI To Screen, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities”

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is hosting a pre-screening of “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.”

Witness the national broadcast premiere of a documentary exploring the history and impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). 

The event is being held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, in the Administration and Conference Center (ACC) Building on the St. Thomas Campus and in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Get a first-hand view of the documentary before it premieres on PBS at 10 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19.

The event is a collaborative effort of UVI and WTJX. Find out more about the documentary on Join the conversation on social media with #HBCUrising.  Follow UVI on Facebook at or on Twitter -

For more information about this event or the documentary contact the President’s Office at (340) 693-1000.