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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Police Even Took His Balls! “Father Allen” Caught Selling Numbers From His Chicken Shack 1965

Four very important things one needs to understand about the numbers racket and the predominantly negro area of East Street, ...
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Walter Wilfred Parker, An Early 20th Century “Sunshine Boy” 1922

The ethos of the original Sunshine Boys, who founded, the Sunshine Group Ltd., in the Bahamas, in the mid 1970s, ...
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First Negro Motorcycle Policemen In The World Nassau 1927

The history of negro policemen, in The Bahamas, goes all the way back to the early 1800s. Nassau Police Force ...
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