Conchy Joe Problems! When Bay Street Oligarchs and Foreign Investors Fight 1942

When the rich fight, they don't play by the same rules as the poor. In the Bahamas, poor negroes like ...
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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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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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Queen’s Honours Bestowed On Bahamas Police Force 1966

The year was 1966. Thursday, April 21st. Elizabeth II, Queen of England, was celebrating her 40th birthday. Her Majesty was ...
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300,000 Acres of Crown Land in Grand Bahama Leased for 99 years in 1925

At the beginning of the 20th century, Grand Bahama presented a significant problem, in terms of economic, and social development ...
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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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When Bahamian Women Finally Got The Vote They Didn’t Vote For A Woman 1962

Critically speaking, the beginning of the struggle for women's suffrage, in the Bahamas, had nothing to do with women or ...
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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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