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Clema Lewis: V.I. Should Discuss Racism Now

Clema Lewis, executive director of the Women's Coalition of St. Croix, encouraged residents to take part in the remaining three installments of the group's virtual seminars on racism scheduled for December, January and February.

Women’s Coalition Hosts Forum to Discuss, Dismantle Racism

Instead of meeting for happy hour after work on Friday, a group of Virgin Islanders with a common interest tuned into the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s first of four forums to discuss racism.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter 10

The following stories are part of a series highlighting experiences with racism on the U.S. mainland and elsewhere.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Nine

Part 9 of a series highlighting experiences with racism on the U.S. mainland. Some of the stories have focused on Black men and women who grew up in predominantly Black communities in the Caribbean; some are on those who came from elsewhere.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Eight

The following stories are part of a series highlighting experiences with systemic racism on the U.S. mainland.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Seven

The following stories are part of a series highlighting individuals' experiences with systemic racism on the U.S. mainland.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Six

Cletis Clendinen was born on St. Thomas. He says he has not experienced racism in any dramatic way, even during his time living stateside in New Jersey. He speaks of racism mostly from an intellectual perspective; waking up over time to what Black Americans have been through.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Five

The following two stories are part of a series highlighting individuals' experiences with systemic racism on the U.S. mainland.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Four

Roy Watlington was born on St. Thomas long enough ago to have lived through much of the modern-day Black struggles for equal citizenship in the states and the accompanying changes in the Virgin Islands.

As Support for Black Lives Matter Movement Grows in Denmark, ‘Colonial Amnesia’ Persists

In recent weeks outrage over police brutality in the United States and the subsequent worldwide proliferation of the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a debate in Denmark, forcing the country to grapple with its own issues of systemic racism.

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