Nassau Negro Working On Blockade Boat Refuses Confederate Money For His Pineapples and Nassau Man Kept His Confederate Flag for 60 years

Slavery had been abolished in the British West Indies in 1834. By 1863, some 29 years later, a new generation ...
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Pindling Planned Protest For Prince Philip’s First Visit to Bahamas April 1959

The news of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty, Queen ...
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Henry Milton Taylor Founder of PLP Party in 1953 Formally Joins UBP Party in 1971

In 1971, Henry Milton Taylor, founding member of the Progressive Liberal Party in 1953, was rueing the day that he ...
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A Black Middle Class Long Before 1967 Challenges Narrative Of Total Abject Poverty For Bahamian Negroes

A Bahamian black middle class existed long before Majority Rule in 1967. Albeit, this social and economic class did not ...
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Accomplished Brothers Henry Ethelbert Sigismund Reeves and Cleveland Harrington Reeves 1919

Henry Ethelbert Sigismund Reeves (1882-1970) and Cleveland Harrington Reeves (1889-1985) were tremendously accomplished men. Brothers, born in The Bahamas before ...
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Englerston, Romanian born J. S. Engler’s Dream Subdivision 1925

Englerston, as a planned subdivision, was conceived of almost one hundred years ago, during a time when most of the ...
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Monetising History (1821-2021): Two Hundred Years Since the Seminoles Settled Andros, Time To Capitalise on Chickcharney, Bosee-Amasee and Yahoos Folklore

Words like Tallahassee, Okeechobee, Coacoohee, Cohedgo and Amathla are all from America’s Seminole Indian tradition. Some are the names of ...
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Nassau Prostitutes Selling Their Wares For Less Than a Dollar and One Unforgettable Case of The Clap, Nassau, 1940

Venereal diseases were rampant, in The Bahamas, in the 1800s. Most cases, especially on the Out Islands, went untreated until ...
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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats – Progressive Liberalism in The Bahamas 1967

For The Bahamas, since January 1967, Progressive Liberalism it can be said, became the first organised political ideology. It remains ...
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Uriah McPhee, The Death That Solidified Black Power Politics in The Bahamas 1968

Nestled between Augusta and Nassau Streets, in the heart of old Nassau, there rests in the solemn, underbrush challenged Western ...
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