“Wasn’t Me. One White Man Did It” Said Negro Church Deacon Convicted Of Extortion Of The Widow of Sir Harry Oakes 1950

In the Bahamas, prior to 1950, the word extortion was probably used as much as the word Jupiter. Few knew ...
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What do Jehovah’s Witnesses, Rock Concerts and Ziggy Marley’s Band All Have in Common in the Bahamas?

As it relates to The Bahamas, what do Jehovah's Witnesses, Rock Concerts and Ziggy Marley's Band all have in common? ...
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800 Slaves Sacrificed in Tribute on the Death of GEZO the Great Slave King of Dahomey 1858

For the Bahamas, there are many reasons, hundreds, probably a few thousand reasons why it's negro descendants of liberated African ...
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Cascarilla of the Bahamas Was Once the Marijuana of the Early 1900s

With all the brouhaha surrounding Jamaica and its new medical marijuana export industry, it is easy to forget that the ...
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Dundas Civic Center – Training Negroes For A New Style Plantation 1931

Many contentious arguments have been made over the years, that the Bahamas seemingly traded one plantation type existence for another, ...
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Cotton Tree Law – Blessed Be The Law of the Elders

Apparently, the Great Silk Cotton Tree, that once stood on Bay Street, came from South Carolina courtesy of a British ...
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Lynden Pindling and Adam Clayton Powell and the One Share Which Almost Derailed The Quiet Revolution 1967

In January 1967, just as negro Bahamians were celebrating a pinnacle point, in their quiet revolution for political and economic ...
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Spree Killer Murders 6 People, Wounds 6, Then Kills Himself Nassau 1964

On Wednesday, May 20th., 1964, around 7:00 p.m. or so in the evening, somewhere in Over-the-Hill, Nassau, Rueben Rolle, a ...
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Husband Finds Wife In Bed With Another Man Then Slices Lover’s Ears Off on Grand Bahama 1824

John D. Smith of Grand Bahama was one angry white man in 1824. Smith had only one thing on his ...
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Two Bahamian Negroes Killed By Miami Police 1927/1928

In the southern States of America, of the early 1900s, the Bahamian negro encountered a form of vicious racism and ...
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