Topic: history

7 years ago

Vintage Videos: Bahamas In The 1930s

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Scenic 1933 footage taken during a holiday trip to Bermuda, Bahamas and Jamaica by John B. Porter, a mining engineer and amateur filmmaker, who travelled extensively.

7 years ago

The Bahamas Is A Forgetful Nation

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Forgetting one’s past is like losing the title to your house. You can occupy it, but you don’t really own it. When I hear young Bahamians mixing up Malcom X and Martin Luther King, or only knowing that Carlton Francis is a school, it’s as if they were given the keys to a house they did not build and do not care for. The past does not matter.

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