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V.I. History: St. John’s Southside Road Renamed for Calypsonian, Businessman Rudolph “Pimpy” Thomas, Jr.
Rudolph "Pimpy" Thomas was a St. John fixture, musician, sportsman, businessman, family man and policeman at various times in his life. For all the people he touched and lives he enriched, the Legislature passed a resolution renaming Cruz Bay's South Side Road in his honor.
Calypsonian Samuel "Mighty Pat" Ferdinand has released two new songs, “I Can’t Breathe,” in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests, and “Coronavirus,” to encourage reflection of the global pandemic.
Iyaba Ibo Mandingo will present his dramatized monologue, “Voices of the Streets,” this weekend at the Dorsch Center in downtown Frederiksted, a highlight of February activities for Crucian Heritage and Nature Tourism.