Merchants and Government Conspire To Create Food Import Dependency 1915

At some point, in the late 1800s, the penny, the economic penny that is, dropped for the merchant class, and ...
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Leslie Miller Breaking Track and Field Records for 440 yard dash 1966

Sport has long been a pathway to scholarships for secondary and tertiary education abroad, for many naturally gifted Bahamian athletes ...
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Afro-Bahamian Club Calls For African and Black Man’s History To Be Taught In Schools 1966

The black man's history began long before slavery. Popular African history, however, for as long as many can remember, centred ...
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Commonwealth Meant Family 1968

How to create a "Family," in every sense of the word, was one of the greatest challenges the Bahamas government ...
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‘The Bahamian Woman Has Always Been A Highly Sexed Individual… And I Say Thank God For That’ 1975

At some point, after 1967, the all too accepted "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" way of life in the Bahamas, ...
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What do Jehovah’s Witnesses, Rock Concerts and Ziggy Marley’s Band All Have in Common in the Bahamas?

As it relates to The Bahamas, what do Jehovah's Witnesses, Rock Concerts and Ziggy Marley's Band all have in common? ...
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Cotton Tree Law – Blessed Be The Law of the Elders

Apparently, the Great Silk Cotton Tree, that once stood on Bay Street, came from South Carolina courtesy of a British ...
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Off The Streets If Your Shorts Are Too Short 1942

You wouldn't think it looking around Nassau today, but there was once a very strict dress code in place, in ...
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Independence cried the Merchant Class But It Was Only Whiskey Talking 1921

About half a century before 1973, an inebriated call for independence rang out, from the merchant class in the Bahamas ...
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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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