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On August 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick knelt for the first time to bring attention to the issues of racial inequality and police brutality that plague America. In 2020, on the same date, professional athletes are still using their platform to bring attention to the same issues in the form of a boycott.
About 30 people in 10 cars drove across St. Croix Sunday morning, celebrating the graduation of students from St. Croix Central High School and St. Croix Educational Complex.
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.
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.
Activists on each of the three major U.S. Virgin Islands have organized protests to honor the memory of George Floyd, who died May 25 while in custody of a Minneapolis police officer, who is now under arrest and charged in the death.