Philip Edward “Brave” Davis (1951- )

The Honorable Philip Edward “Brave” Davis, the fifth Prime Minister of The Bahamas and litigation lawyer, was born June 7, 1951, in Cat Island to Brave Edward Davis, a firefighter from Old Bight, Cat Island, and Dorothy Smith Davis, a housekeeper from Alexander, Great Exuma. … Read MorePhilip Edward “Brave” Davis (1951- )

Lynden Pindling (1930–2000)

Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, (The Right Excellent Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, NH, ON, PC, KCMG, OM, JP) was a Bahamian politician who is considered the “Father of the Nation” of the Bahamas. He led the country to majority rule on January 10, 1967, and independence … Read MoreLynden Pindling (1930–2000)

Haïtien Immigration to the U.S. (1972- )

Although Haïtien individuals have been coming to what is now the United States both as enslaved and free people since the colonial era, the single largest group of Haïtien immigrants arrived in 1972, thus initiating a movement that continues to this day. In 1972 thousands … Read MoreHaïtien Immigration to the U.S. (1972- )