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An image of Three Queens Fountain in the Virgin Island erected to honor the sacrifice of Queen Mary, Queen Agnes and Queen Matilda. They inspired what the locals call "The Fireburn". It is also known as "The St. Croix Labor Riots of 1878". When you think of women of African descent who were freedom fighters...they have to come to your mind. Visit the blog to learn more...

The Three Rebel Queens of the Virgin Islands (St. Croix Labor Riot)

Powerful Sisterhood Led to Freedom in The U. Virgin Islands - Have you heard of Kitty, Polly, and Katurah? Their story involves a boat and plan to lead one of the largest slave escapes in Virgin Islands history.

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega. Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determination by Nobrega and other groups and individuals who wanted to mark the struggles faced by Afro-Caribbean women, as well as their contribution to society.

Guyana in London: Stockwell’s Bronze Woman

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega. Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determi

Picking-tomatoes-STX-by-Allan-Rinehart-1936.jpg (1000×683)

Picking-tomatoes-STX-by-Allan-Rinehart-1936.jpg (1000×683)

How did Jesus and the Hebrews become WHITE?>>Like the rest of history, I guess. He who write it gets to edit it.

The painting is called the "Adoration of Kings" by Vincenzo Foppa,circa century.

Honoring TRANSFER DAY in the Danish West Indies ~ 1917  ->

Honoring Transfer Day in the Danish West Indies and US Virgin Islands ~ 1917

vintage st thomas usvi | Danish West Indies VIRGIN ISLANDS St.Thomas The Market Casimir Square vi52

papervend sells an item at a starting price of until Tuesday, 18 September 2012 BST in the Virgin Islands, US category on Delcampe

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The Olmecs are a mysterious culture considered by many as the Mother Civilization of Mesoamerica. Archaeological sources believe their civilization began around 1250 BC.

St. Croix

St. Croix

Governor Jørgen Iversen led the second expeditionary force from Denmark to St. Thomas, where he arrived on May 25, 1672; there, he initiated construction of Fort Christian, named after Danish King Christian V. By 1676, builders had completed the fort's outer walls and placed a three-story oval tower in the courtyard against the north curtain. Trygborg, as the tower was named, had gun platforms on its two upper stories and roof.

Fort Frederik is open Monday thru Friday, am to pm and Saturday pm to pm.

Vendors probably along Krondprindsen Gade near the Market Square

Vendors probably along Krondprindsen Gade near the Market Square

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