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


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Treaties & Resolutions

Convention between the United States and Denmark for cession of the Danish West Indies.

The Balfour Declaration & the Treaty of Versailles

League of Nations

United Nations

United Nations Resolution 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960

United Nations Resolution 1541 of 1960

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

Proclamation of the International Decade for People of African Descent

International Decade for People of African Descent - General Assembly Special Event

The International Decade for People of African Descent, proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 68/237 and to be observed from 2015 to 2024, provides a solid framework for the United Nations, Member States, civil society and all other relevant actors to join together with people of African descent and take effective measures for the implementation of the programme of activities in the spirit of recognition, justice and development.



St. Thomas back in the Day!