•Simon is a young Bahamian with things on his mind who wishes to remain anonymous. His column 'Front Porch' is published every Tuesday in the Nassau Guardian. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
A dear friend recalls a revealing story an acquaintance witnessed some years ago on a Family Island. Upon hearing considerable commotion outside an older white Bahamian woman rushed to her window to see what all the fuss was about.
Confronted with two of the local boys fighting, she jeered: “Only black people carry on like that!