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Celebrating 55th Anniversary: Theatre Boycott

Celebrating 55th Anniversary: Theatre Boycott

Imagine Bermuda is calling on the community to celebrate the impact of the successful Theatre Boycott and reflect on its meaning today. A spokesperson said, “As we launch the celebration of the 55th Anniversary of the Success of the Theatre Boycott, Imagine Bermuda invites each resident to join in Reaching Out to our young people during the week... Read more of this article

Premier On Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Premier On Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Premier Craig Cannonier extended his support for the initiative to celebrate the 1959 Theatre Boycott, a movement that saw the end of formalized social segregation. On June 15, 1959 the boycott began with flyers circulated urging black Bermudians to boycott movie theatres to protest their seating policies. The movement gained steam and on July 2, 1959... Read more of this article

Observance Of Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Observance Of Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Community group, Imagine Bermuda, is inviting the public to the inaugural observance of July 2 as the anniversary of peaceful change in Bermuda by reaching out and spending time together, under the playful banner: B 2 Gather. A spokesperson said, “July 2 marks the 54th anniversary of the day formal segregation ended in Bermuda in 1959. This was... Read more of this article