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 ...
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Schoolmasters Beating Coloured Boys and Old White Men From America Sneaking Off To Meet Dusky Ladies in Grants Town’ 1884

Schoolmasters bending negro boys over desks to get a whacking and old white men from America, telling their wives that ...
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Man Hush Ya Mouth! The Elusive Rum Runner Capt. Symonette Was No Negro 1922

With that fiery Bahamian island sun, turning the very tar on the streets to boiling molasses, it's just too hot ...
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Edgar Mayhew Bacon, Third Generation Bahamian and Prolific American Writer 1889

In 1889, Bahamian born Edgar Mayhew Bacon, then an acclaimed American author with many published books to his credit, returned ...
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British Transport 109 Irish Convicts To Settle Abaco 1785

As early as 1752, in an effort to populate the many near uninhabited islands of the Bahamas, the British began ...
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Divorced Bahamian Mothers Finally Get Equal Custody Rights To Their Children 1961

Prior to 1961, in the Bahamas, one of the reasons why many unhappily married women stayed in broken marriages was ...
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Pig Feet Souse Is No More Bahamian Than Duff Is

The Bahamian staple food dish of pig feet 'souse' is not of native island origin. Souse is, in fact, an ...
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Cannibalism to Incest: Stories in Bahamian Negro Folklore 1895

Cultures and traditions, outside of Europe, between the 15th to 19th centuries, were roundly dismissed as primitive. Whatever intellectual property ...
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Skyline Heights, No Portion Shall Be Sold To Anyone Who Is Not of the Pure Blood White Race 1957

A word of advice. When you see the old generation of Bahamians, sitting on the front porch, talking about the ...
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Praying So Hard To Stop Casino Gambling, We Never Saw The Storm Of Drugs Coming 1977

From the days of slavery, to emancipation, to the push for civil rights, the journey for negro people, since 1492, ...
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