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BLM Street Art Appears Overnight in Cruz Bay

A painted yellow graphic mural declaring "Black Lives Matte"' appeared overnight in Cruz Bay. Monday morning motorists, taxi tours and visitors on foot traversed the graphic with letters spanning the roadway from curb to curb, leading to the Lind Point Overlook.

Students and Parents Disappointed After Motorcade Denied for 2020 Graduates

Some Virgin Islanders are disappointed after a permit was denied that would have allowed 2020 high school graduates and their parents to hold a celebratory motorcade on St. Croix.
UVI President David Hall attends the March and holds up a sign that reads "Black Lives Matter." (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

The Source Supports Black Lives Matter and Condemns Police Brutality

The Virgin Island Source stands with the Virgin Islands community and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement around the world in condemning police brutality and systemic racism.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. discusses his administration's priorities toward reducing property and homelessness during a meeting with members of the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness Tuesday in Government House on St. Croix. (Government House photo)

Bryan Says After Protest, Action Is Still Needed

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. proclaimed Tuesday a day of mourning in the U.S. Virgin Islands in honor of George Floyd and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
From left, Jennifer Fuentes, Diana Sragosa-Wison (known as Lady D), Zydmarie Sanes, Chenzira Davis-Kahina, Maria Stiles and others helped organize a vigil at the Lagoon Sunday night. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

St. Croix Vigil Commemorates George Floyd

Sunday night as the sun was beginning to set, people gathered at the Lagoon in Gallows Bay and stood in silence for eight minutes and 45 seconds to mirror the time then-Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck.
A protester holds up a sign Saturday that reads 'My Blackness Not A Threat, It's a Promise." (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

1,000 Thomians March to Support Black Lives Matter

About 1,000 St. Thomians walked from the FirstBank on the waterfront to Roosevelt Park Saturday as part of a Black Lives Matter protest and memorial organized by Anjali James and Brigitte Berry.
Rally organizer Jalayne Jones addresses the crowd in Cruz Bay Saturday. (Photo by Lisa Etre)

STJ: Love City Comes Out to Show That Black Lives Matter

Almost 300 residents of St. John marched through Cruz Bay Saturday morning to honor the memory of George Floyd and show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

St. Croix Motorcade Honors Life of George Floyd

A motorcade crossed St. Croix Thursday in honor of the life of George Floyd, who was killed May 25 by Minneapolis police as he begged for air.

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