Rock Sound, Eleuthera was once known as Wreck Sound. It was called Wreck Sound during the ferocious pirate years when untold numbers of ships found themselves literally wrecked in pieces Continue Reading
“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 what extortion, or even what Jupiter meant for that matter. Continue Reading
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? Well, at some point in Bahamian history, they were all Continue Reading
For the Bahamas, there are many reasons, hundreds, probably a few thousand reasons why it’s negro descendants of liberated African slaves, should care about the history of King Gezo of Continue Reading
It was in 1655, under the rule of Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector, that the British took Jamaica from the Spanish. It wasn’t even a fair fight. Around 7,000 English Continue Reading