The Men Who Built Rock Sound, Eleuthera In A Pre-Independent Bahamas 1940 (part one)

Rock Sound, Eleuthera was once known as Wreck Sound. It was called Wreck Sound during the ferocious pirate years when ...
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“Wasn’t Me. One White Man Did It” Said Negro Church Deacon Convicted Of Extortion Of The Widow of Sir Harry Oakes 1950

In the Bahamas, prior to 1950, the word extortion was probably used as much as the word Jupiter. Few knew ...
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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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Who Was Johnny Ashley? 1941

Johnny Ashley, a negro Bahamian actor, who died in Grant's Town, in 1941, at the age of 90 years old, ...
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800 Slaves Sacrificed in Tribute on the Death of GEZO the Great Slave King of Dahomey 1858

For the Bahamas, there are many reasons, hundreds, probably a few thousand reasons why it's negro descendants of liberated African ...
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Slavery Across The British West Indies (part 3) Wife Jealous of the Bed Wench Jamaica 1786

It was in 1655, under the rule of Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector, that the British took Jamaica from the ...
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Cascarilla of the Bahamas Was Once the Marijuana of the Early 1900s

With all the brouhaha surrounding Jamaica and its new medical marijuana export industry, it is easy to forget that the ...
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Dundas Civic Center – Training Negroes For A New Style Plantation 1931

Many contentious arguments have been made over the years, that the Bahamas seemingly traded one plantation type existence for another, ...
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Battle Lines Drawn Over Control of Freeport 1969

In 1969, regarding the battle over Freeport, a London paper wrote, "Black power is an element, certainly, in the Bahamas ...
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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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