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6 Important Bermudian Civil Rights Leaders

Bermuda's history is marred by its inclusion in the African Slave Trade and the subsequent inequality and segregation of black Bermudians and while we like to think the atrocities of our past are well, in the past, we can't forget our roots or the brave Bermudians who fought so hard to bring about the change that Bermuda so desperately needed. Here we pay homage to 6 civil rights leaders who paved the way to a brighter Bermuda. E. F. Gordon,…


Bermudians of the Year

Bermudians of the Year 2021

As with 2020, some might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to 2021. But in a year that tested all of our endurance and resilience, this year's honourees came to the fore and found ways…


Bermudians of the Year

Flora Duffy: Gold Medalist

Flora Duffy isn’t normal. On the one hand, you might think that’s stating the obvious. On the other, the precise details of her abnormality have almost certainly been lost amid the Olympic brouhaha. We need a refresher, some of us.…


Bermudians of the Year

David Thompson: Feeding the Community

One of the first people to realise the horrifying human impact of COVID-19 and the subsequent economic shutdown was David Thompson, convener of the outreach committee of Christ Church in Warwick. Members of his community were going hungry, and he…


Bermudians of the Year

Minister Kim Wilson: Leader Undaunted

Since the world changed in March 2020, one woman in particular has never deviated from her mission—to lead from the front and do everything in her power to protect Bermuda’s citizens from the devastating consequences of COVID-19. It has been…

Bermudians of the Year

Sheelagh Cooper: Social Activist

For over 30 years, Sheelagh Cooper has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of vulnerable families in Bermuda, especially children. She founded the Coalition for the Protection of Children in 1992 and was Chairman for 27 years, before stepping down…