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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
Dr. Richardson will take you down Memory Lane and challenge you to dates, places, and people past and present of the Virgin Islands.* Note: Quelbe ("kwell bay") music is the official music of the Virgin Islands and Stanley (on flute) and his band, The Ten Sleepless Knights (TSK), are the Kings of Quelbe. Also called "scratch" or "fungi", quelbe is a form of a folk story. * Stanley and TSK have become the band of choice for most quadrille dances, senior citizens social functions, educational, ...
 
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Main Street traverses east-west through Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas, parallel to the Waterfront to the South. As the capital and the largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie was founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer houses" or "beer halls"). The Main Street, the main tourist shopping center, is known for its Danish colon ...…
 
John Gottliff, a/k/a Moses Gottlieb, General Buddhoe, Bordeaux, was born enslaved on March 19, 1820 at Estate La Grange, a large sugar plantation near Frederiksted, St. Croix in what was then the Danish West Indies. John Gottliff’s activities on July 3, 1848 & the following days that have been chronicled by many writers. Dr. Svend E. Holsoe has ...…
 
Every February, St. Croix hosts the largest agricultural festival in the Territory. The St. Croix Agricultural Fair, or AgriFest, is a colorful display of locally produced agricultural products, livestock, arts & crafts, & native cuisine. Taking place over 3 days, festival goers can taste, touch, & see everything to do with St. Croix agricultur ...…
 
St. Croix’s Carnival became an annual event in 1952 with the revival of old holiday traditions transformed into modern Festival. Dating back at least to the early-1800s enslaved Africans on St. Croix were allowed to celebrate Christmas & New Year’s Days. The celebrations on plantations included drumming, singing, & dancing.This month-long celeb ...…
 
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St. Croix's palm lined and sun kissed beaches call visitors to spend a couple hours and sometimes the entire day enjoying the natural beauty. The largest of the four islands in the USVI, St. Croix is sometimes referred to as the ‘big island’. The 84 square mile island is home to 53,000+ residents. The 2 main towns are Christiansted and Frederik ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
St. Croix's palm lined and sun kissed beaches call visitors to spend a couple hours and sometimes the entire day enjoying the natural beauty. The largest of the four islands in the USVI, St. Croix is sometimes referred to as the ‘big island’. The 84 square mile island is home to 53,000+ residents. The 2 main towns are Christiansted and Frederik ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
TRIBUTE TO LEONA BRADY WATSON -- HON. VICTOR O. FRAZER (Extension of Remarks - August 1, 1996) [Page: E1424] --- HON. VICTOR O. FRAZER in the House of Representatives, Wednesday, July 31, 1996 "Mr. Speaker, Leona Brady Watson was born on the island of St. Croix. At the tender age of 3, she began her education, which involved walking from Estate ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
St. Croix hosts its Carnival between Christmas and Three Kings Day. The Crucian Christmas Carnival (formerly called Festival) sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades, and the village. Who is the royalty representing St. Croix this year? Who were the past ro ...…
 
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Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
 
St. Croix hosts its Carnival Festival between Christmas and New Year. The Crucian Christmas Carnival (formerly called Festival) sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades, and the village. But how were Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Three Kings Day celebra ...…
 
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In the Author's Corner with Etienne
 
Ms Charlita Schuster, Founder and Artistic Director of Music in Motion School of Higher Dance Education is proud to announce that special hip hop dance workshops will be offered on three days: December 26th, 27th, and 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the studios of Music in Motion School of Higher Dance Education. The address is 140 St. Geo ...…
 
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