The catalyst for migration

In this clip, Dr. Marvin Dunn outlines some of the major causes for Bahamian migration in the 19th century and the route people traveled to get to Miami.

The making of a senator

State Senator Shevrin Jones gives a little insight to his family’s migration story from the Bahamas to south Florida.

“My parents were proud of their Bahamian heritage and brought us up in bahamian traditions and cultures.”

– Enid Pinkney, Miami story collected by historymiami museum