MARKING 50 YEARS SINCE BLACK TUESDAY
Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie and Government Ministers, pictured, spoke at the ceremonies commemorating the pivotal event on Tuesday, April 27, 1965 when Sir Lynden Pindling threw the Mace, the symbol of the Speaker’s authority, out of the window of the House of Assembly and set the course of Bahamian history on the path to Majority Rule.
Fred Mitchell set the stage by telling the story of Black Tuesday.
Photo: Prime Minister Christie, second right, and Government Ministers at the 50th Anniversary commemoration of ‘Black Tuesday’ in Rawson Square, Tuesday evening.
Gallery: Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addresses the ceremonies in Rawson Square on ‘Black Tuesday’ 50th Anniversary, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Immigration the Hon. Fred Mitchell and Minister of Transport & Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin. (BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)