Obscure Negro Grocer Runs For Assembly Against Millionaire Harry Oakes 1938

In 1938, Milo Butler, was an obscure negro grocer. Butler, described by all who knew him as a seriously religious ...
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Howard Hughes Leases Cay Sal From Company Owned by Roland T. Symonette 1957

In 1956, the Cay Sal islets, then part of Bahamian crown lands, covered about 200 useable acres. The group of ...
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A Bitterly Divided Bahamas Limps Towards Independence 1971

Nothing was more divisive, in the modern era of the Bahamas, than the question of independence. It created a climate ...
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Negro Life and Burdens of Emancipation 1888

By the year 1888, almost a whole generation had come and gone since emancipation, and the shameful apprenticeship system, which ...
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Policeman Who Pretended To Still Be In High School To Play Basketball 1975

Sports, in all its forms, has long been notoriously riddled with accusations of cheating. Amateur high school sports is no ...
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White American Marries Bahama Negro Then Are Run Out of American Town 1960

In 1960, when Alice Moss, 40, a native of Dover, Ohio, residing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, married Kenneth H. Moss ...
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Key West Population Half Bahama Negroes and One Quarter “Conchs” 1888

Bahamians were apparently leaving the islands in droves in the years after the American Civil War. They were headed to ...
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Real Estate Men Were Kings and Everyone Else Selfish and Narrow 1940

There was a time, when real estate men, in the Bahamas, were veritable kings. They were the fat cats who ...
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Burma Road Riot: R. T. Symonette among Curfew Breakers 1942

British troops were deployed, across areas of Bay Street, from the very first evening of the riot, The riot has ...
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Burma Road Riot: 5 Negroes Shot Dead and 30 White Men Injured 1942

The reality of the Burma Road Riot has been largely buried under folklore and legend. This is really how all ...
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