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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Intimidation and Terrorism By The New Loyalists On New Providence 1784

In 1784, the Loyalists began a campaign of intimidation, bordering on terrorism, in Nassau. What else would you call 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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Planters of Spencer’s Bite, Abaco Grateful for Return of Runaway Slaves 1788

Truth was, the Bahamas, may not have survived as a colony, if it had not been for the incursion of ...
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Briton Eneas, a Slave Boy Kidnapped from Nigeria and Great Grand Father of Dr. Cleveland Eneas 1977

In 1976, the late Dr. Cleveland Eneas published his story entitled "Bain Town" which detailed, among other things, his family's ...
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Blacks Celebrate Freedom Whites Celebrate Enlightenment – Emancipation Day 1937

Somewhere along the historical line, Emancipation Day, in the Bahamas, became considered a negro holiday. Oddly enough, this was not ...
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Poor white t… and the N-word. When Spanish Wells and Harbour Island inhabitants hated each other 1894

By 1894, the acrimony which existed between the two settlements of Harbour Island and Spanish Wells was most definitely between ...
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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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News of Negro Freedom Arrives at Turks Island 1838

Many forget that the Turks and Caicos Islands were once part of the Bahama chain. When the Bahamas gained independence ...
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Papers Relative to the Abolition of Slavery in the British Colonies – Bahama Apprentices Buy Freedom

For the most part, slaves in the British colonies, after emancipation, were not made completely free. Only slaves below the ...
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