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Afro-Bahamians or Bahamians of African descent are Bahamians whose                                                    Afro-Bahamian
ancestry lies within the continent of Africa, most notably West Africa. The first
Africans to arrive to The Bahamas came from Bermuda with the Eleutheran
Adventurers as freed slaves looking for a new life.
Currently, Afro-Bahamians are the most prevalent ethnic group in the Bahamas,
as they account for 85% of the country's population.[1] They have now been able
to achieve a much higher standard of living than previous generations.
                                                                                                          Sidney Poitier • Hubert Ingraham Tia Mowry
References and footnotes                                                                                                 Tamera Mowry

                                                                                                                        Total population
   1. ^ a b "CIA - The World Factbook -- Bahamas, The"             . CIA. Archived       from the
      original on 2 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-02.                                                                   Approx. 340,000

                                                                                                            Regions with significant populations

                                                                                                                    Bahamas (Approx. 262,000[1 ] )
                                                                                                           Florida, London, Georgia, Alabama, New
                                                                                                                           York City

                                                                                                                           Languages

                                                                                                         Bahamian Dialect, Bahamian Creole, Haitian
                                                                                                                 Creole, American English

                                                                                                                            Religion

                                                                                                         Christianity, the Rastafari movement, Obeah

                                                                                                                     Related ethnic groups

                                                                                                                         Afro-Caribbean


  V   · T· E·                                                              African diaspora
                                                                      Bahamas · Belize · Canada (Black Nova Scotians) · Grenada · Guyana ·
                                                                      Jamaica (Igbo Jamaican · Coromantee · Jamaican Maroons) ·
                                                   Anglo America
                                                                      Trinidad & Tobago · United States (Black Hispanic · Black Indians in the U.S. ·
                                                                      Black Seminoles · Multiracial American) ·
                                                                      Argentina · Bolivia · Colombia · Chile · Costa Rica · Cuba ·
                                  Americas
                                                                      Dominican Republic (Samaná Americans) · Guatemala · Honduras · Nicaragua ·
                                                Hispanic America
                                                                      Ecuador · El Salvador · Mexico · Panama (Cimarron people) · Paraguay · Peru ·
                By geography
                                                                      Puerto Rico · Uruguay · Venezuela ·
                                                                      Brazil (Kalunga · Mocambos · Palmares · Quilombo) · Haiti (Mawon) ·
                                                  Other countries
                                                                      Suriname (Surinamese Creoles · Surinamese Maroons) ·
                                South Asia     India (Karnataka · Siddi) · Pakistan (Makrani) · Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka Kaffirs) ·

                                     Europe    Abkhazia · Germany · Ireland · Netherlands · Portugal · Russia · Scotland · Spain · United Kingdom ·

                                Middle East    Iran · Iraq · Israel · Jordan · Yemen ·

                               Afro-American religion · Sexual orientation · Afro-American settlement in Africa · African immigration to Latin America ·
  Diaspora-wide issues         Yoruba and Igbo people in the Atlantic slave trade · Arab slave trade · African slave trade · Garifuna people ·
                               Maroons · Black Power · Civil rights movement ·



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