Thursday, February 27, 2014

Bahamas Association Florida celebrates Black History Month

NAB Presents Bahamian Documentary in S. Florida - The National Association of The Bahamas recently celebrated Black History Month by presenting the Documentary "Womanish Ways" at the Florida Memorial University, Miami FL.

The documentary is the story of the Women's Suffrage Movement in The Bahamas and was written by Bahamian author, Marion Bethel.  Members of the Bahamian community in S. Florida turned out for the presentation of the documentary, which was introduced by Mrs. Ruby Ann Cooper Darling, the first Bahamian woman to register to vote in an election in The Bahamas.

Above at the showing NAB Board members and The Bahamas Consul General to Florida pose with Mrs, Cooper L to R -  Langston Longley, NAB; Bahamas CG, Ricardo Treco; Jeannie Gibson, NAB; Earl Miller, NAB; Rosamon Gomez, NAB President; Mrs. Rubyann Cooper Darling; Commissioner Thomas Dorsett, Vice Mayor of  the City of West Park, Florida; Hilda James, NAB and Anthony Bain, NAB