Thursday, March 26, 2015

Former Miss Bahamas receives unexpected gift

by: Jaimie Smith, News Reporter

Tuesday was quite a shocking yet, delightful surprise for former beauty queen Elizabeth Bridges Knowles. Crowned Miss Bahamas in the 1967 pageant, Bridges was truly astonished during the unveiling of a massive portrait that made history for the young Bahamian in January 1968. Ebony Magazine, one of the leading African American magazines captured BridgeĆ¢ s beauty in their January 1968 edition. To date, Bridges is the only Bahamian female to grace the cover of the illustrious magazine.