10.12 p.m. House of Commons, London: Bahamas Independence Bill Read Lord Balniel Begins…15 May 1973

By 21st September 1972, mere moments after the results of the general elections were called, the date of national independence had been announced by the Bahamas House of Assembly. By Continue Reading

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Negro Bahamas Friendly Society, Lodges and Other Societies Finance Political Movement To Circumvent Bay Street Capitalists 1944

In 1944, the 110-year-old, Bahamas Friendly Society, under the leadership of W. E. Dorsett, began to pave a new road in Bahamian politics. Seeking to lessen the vice grip like Continue Reading

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