A People's Historical Journey to Self Determination & Decolonization

The Ay Ay Islands, (f.k.a.) The Danish West Indies, (n.k.a.) Virgin Islands of the United States

Day in history - October 1, 1878

Link"Each October 1 (Contract Day) workers were allowed to leave their plantations and enter into contracts with new plantation owners. On October 1, 1878, workers gathered on the island of St. Croix to protest wages and the harsh living conditions they were forced to live in. This gathering turned into a riot. Participants threw stones at Danish soldiers, who soon barricaded themselves in the town Fort on the island. The riots were said to be organized and led by three women: Mary Thomas, Axeline Elizabeth Salomon, and Mathilda McBean."Link

Fiyahbun 1878: Reflections 2020 Panel Discussion 142nd Anniversary of October 1st St. Croix Fiyahbun Labor Uprising Facilitated/Sponsored by VI Caribbean Cultural Center @ University of the Virgin Islands Panelists:Link






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Enslaved by Debt

Food for Thought



Who are Americas Black People?

The Columbus Myth

Another Eyewitness to the Salt River Story - 2nd voyage of Columbus Letter by Dr. Chanca to the Lords of Seville

Negro Skeletal Remains from the Virgin Islands

Negro Skeletal Remains from Indian Sites in the West Indies

The West-Indies - Sources of history

History of St. Croix - St. Croix Landmarks Society

Virgin Islands Roots

VIRGIN ISLANDS - DANISH WEST INDIES St. John (St. Jan) - St. Thomas - St. Croix

Slavery in Danish America

Vintage Virgin Islands™

Articles & Essay(s)

VI Proposed Constitutions

Treaties & Resolutions

The Aborigines of Porto Rico and Neighboring Islands

The Aboriginal Races of North America by Samuel G. Drake

Dred Scott v. Sandford: Primary Documents in American History

In the 1857 Dred Scott decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that African Americans were not citizens of the United States.


Two Constitutions in the United States. 1st was suspended in favor of a Vatican Corporation in 1871 24k4621

Freedom is not Free

Suggested Reading

Caribs: The original Caribbean Pirates & Founding Fathers of American Democracy

America's Virgin Islands: A History of Human Rights and Wrongs 2nd Edition by William Boyer

Slave Society in the Danish West Indies : St.Thomas, St.John and St. Croix, by Neville A.T. Hall

The Virgin Islands and their People, by    J. Antonio Jarvis

Major political & constitutional documents of the United States Virgin Islands by Paul Leary

Persecuted and Prosecuted.  About the life of the Civil Rights leader, Rothschild "Polly" Francis by Leon A. Mawson

The Extreme Test by Liston Monsanto

Horn of Plenty Paperback by Liston B. Monsanto Sr.

The Hardball Years: A Chronicle of Politics, Progress, and Pain in the U.S. Virgin Islands by Earle B. Ottley

Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust: Slavery and the Rise of European Capitalism by John Henrik Clarke

They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America by Ivan Van Sertima

The Destruction Of Black Civilization by Dr. Chancellor Williams

Capitalism and Slavery by Eric Williams


Discovery of America, Volume 1
by Leo Weiner


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Savan, St. Thomas

Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas to Host Panel on Self Determination

Part Of The Self Determination Symposium June 17 2016

VICCCNotes Thursday, June 23.2016 Pt.1 WUVI Radio broadcast- Self-Determination

VICCNotes Thursday, June 23.2016 Pt.2 WUVI Radio broadcast Self-Determination Pt. 2

11th meeting, Resumed session of the Special Committee on decolonization (C-24)

Farmer's in Action St. Croix, July 1, 2017 Conversation

Chinweizu's Reply to Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr.: What Slave Trade?! a.k.a. The Chattelization War against African Peoples

Sir Hilary Beckles calls for Reparatory Justice for Global Black Enslavement

They Came Before Columbus

John Henrik Clarke Christopher Columbus And The African Holocaust

St. Croix, U.S.V.I 1878 Uprising

Kingdoms of Africa - West Africa

Kingdoms of Africa - Kingdom.of.Asante

Africa's Past : Ife and Benin Kingdom

Troublesome Pictures: Representing the Colonial Past / Part I

Troublesome Pictures: Representing the Colonial Past / Part II

Troublesome Pictures: Representing the Colonial Past / Part III

Groups & Organizations

Per Ankh - Offers holistic, creative and innovative initiatives & RAevolutionary mission-visions of Culture, Healing, Arts, Technology and Spirituality for Life, Inspiration, Freedom & Education (CHATS4LIFE)huemanity!

THE REAL VI SCOOP  The People of the Virgin Islands Want the TRUTH.  So If you have the 411 share it...

VI Youth Advocacy Coalition, Inc. (VIYAC) - Is a broad based coalition of organizations and individuals committed to increasing political and civic involvement and overall voter participation of Virgin Islanders, ages 14-30. VIYAC is youth led and dedicated to educating young voters who have not been full participants in the political processes, namely the electoral and legislative systems. VIYAC aims, through civic education, voter literacy, and leadership development training, to educate youth and young adults on how to identify issues, to influence public policy and how to become a more effective participant in the democratic governance of the Virgin Islands (U.S.).