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VICCC & CSAP to Host ‘Race & Reparations: VI Perspectives’ Forum

The public is invited to the “Race and Reparations: VI Perspectives” forum that will be on Wednesday, March 18, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on Thursday, March 19, in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus. Both forums will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is hosted by UVI’s Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center (VICCC), which is nestled within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), and the Center for Spirituality and Professionalism. The forum is being held to commemorate of UVI’s Charter Week and VI History Month.   

The panelist are Attorney Cardinal Mill, Attorney Genevieve Whitaker, NebKaRa Herishetapheru, Dr. Malik Sekou, Ms. Caroline A. Browne and Dr. Chenzira Davis Kahina.

 The United Nations has designated Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent. This forum is part of the CLASS’ and VICCC’s launch of the United Nations’ designation.

 Use this link to read and share details provided on Facebook or visit the VICCC Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/vicaribbean.culture

All are welcome to attend and share on the history, traditions, spirituality and culture related to race relations and reparations in the VI and wider Caribbean communities.  Feel free to contact the VICCC and CSAP for additional details or to provide written/digital commentary for this forum. For more information contact 340-692-4283, viccc@myuvi.net or csap@live.uvi.edu