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Historical Video: Emperor Selassie In Bermuda

Historical Video: Emperor Selassie In Bermuda

The historical video below of the second visit of Emperor Haile Selassie I to Bermuda highlights his arrival on the island. The video description says, “Emperor Haile Selassie I lands at the Bermuda airport and is met by the Governor and other Government officials.” Video courtesy of the Bermuda Archives/National Library: Related... Read more of this article

‘Death In Paradise: Stories Of Mystery & Murder’

‘Death In Paradise: Stories Of Mystery & Murder’

The Bermudian Heartbeats Lecture Series will be holding an online discussion via Zoom of “Death In Paradise: Stories Of Mystery And Murder Most Foul” on Thursday, October 29th. In an online post, the Bermuda Government said, “The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs presents “Death in Paradise: Stories of Mystery and... Read more of this article

UK MP Praises Mary Prince In British Parliament

UK MP Praises Mary Prince In British Parliament

Bermudian national hero Mary Prince was praised during a recent session of the British Parliament, with MP Theresa Villiers saying that Ms Prince “never stopped resisting the oppression to which she had been subjected” and her “struggle has helped to create the better world in which we live today.” Speaking in the UK Parliament during... Read more of this article

Timeline: 5 Centuries Of Black History In Bermuda

Timeline: 5 Centuries Of Black History In Bermuda

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] has released an online publication — Black History in Bermuda: Timeline Spanning 5 Centuries — which provides a comprehensive overview that aims to “provide people with a greater understanding and perspective.” A spokesperson said, “Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB]... Read more of this article

Video: Kid Corbin: Breaking Golf’s Colour Line

Video: Kid Corbin: Breaking Golf’s Colour Line

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the premiere film screening of Louis Rafael ‘Kid’ Corbin: Breaking Golf’s Colour Line in America, Canada, and Bermuda on Monday [Sept 28] at BUEI. A government spokesperson previously said, “The 20-minute short documentary explores the contributions of the Bermudian golfer Louis Raphael... Read more of this article

Premiere Screening Of Broadcasting Black

Premiere Screening Of Broadcasting Black

The premiere screening of Broadcasting Black — a locally produced film about the contribution of black media to the success of the 1959 Theatre Boycott – will take place later today. A government spokesperson said, “Later today, the Minister of Community Affairs and Sports, the Hon. Lovitta Foggo will participate in the premiere screening... Read more of this article

Titan Express Offering “Religious Freedom Tour”

Titan Express Offering “Religious Freedom Tour”

Titan Express will be offering “The Religious Freedom Tour” on Oct 3, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 24, and Oct 31. A spokesperson said, “Titan Express Presents “The Religious Freedom Tour”, being held Saturdays in October, which is Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st. The Tour departs at 10:00am from outside the Visitor Service Center... Read more of this article

Titan Express Offering “The Freedom Tour”

Titan Express Offering “The Freedom Tour”

Titan Express will be offering “The Freedom Tour” on Sept 10, Sept 12, Sept 17, Sept 24, and Sept 26. A spokesperson said, “In recognition of 400 years of Parliament in Bermuda. Titan Express Presents “The Freedom Tour”, being held Thursdays and Saturdays in September, which is Sept 10th, 12th,17th,24th, 26th. “The... Read more of this article

Olympic Tokyo Website Features Clarence Hill

Olympic Tokyo Website Features Clarence Hill

The Olympic Tokyo 2020 website has highlighted Bermuda’s Clarence Hill, whose medal winning performance in 1976 gave the island the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world to win an Olympic medal. A story in the Tokyo 2020 website said, “While winning an Olympic medal is a personal goal for thousands of athletes, for 24 nations... Read more of this article

Review: Black Healing Collective, Youth Justice

Review: Black Healing Collective, Youth Justice

[Written by Dale Butler] Ajala Omodele, a young Bermudian social studies teacher and author, used his knowledge as one of the leaders of the Youth for Justice and the Black Healing Collective to pour a libation reminding the audience about the sacred venue we stood in and the healing that needed to take place in the Bermuda community.The Warwick Rubber... Read more of this article

Titan Express Offering Mary Prince Legacy Tours

Titan Express Offering Mary Prince Legacy Tours

Titan Express will be offering a Mary Prince Legacy Bus Tour on August 20, August 22, and August 27 at 6.30pm and on August 29 at 10.00am. A spokesperson said, “With being unable to conduct the Mary Prince Legacy Bus tours in July, in follow up to the Emancipation Day and Mary Prince Day over the Cup Match holiday, we will instead offer the tours... Read more of this article

Mitchell House Museum To Re-Open On Aug 19

Mitchell House Museum To Re-Open On Aug 19

The St. George’s Historical Society announced that the Mitchell House Museum will be reopening on Wednesday, August 19th. A spokesperson said, “St. George’s Historical Society is pleased to announce the Re-Opening of Mitchell House Museum on Wednesdays and Saturdays, commencing August 19. “Step back in time in this 18th century home,... Read more of this article

CURB Support Call: Tucker’s Town Information

CURB Support Call: Tucker’s Town Information

CURB said they “support the call from researcher Ms. LeYoni Junos for Tucker’s Point Club “to show good faith” and share any and all information they may have in their archives on the land purchase and site plans of the Tucker’s Town property expropriated in 1920 by the Bermuda Land Development Company.” A spokesperson said, “Ms.... Read more of this article