Black History for Beginners | Legendary Leaders Before the Modern Era – I

Sunday 28 January

Paul Crooks is unique among Black History speakers discussing engaging topics relating to the history of Black British & North American people.


In this talk, Paul will call attention to some Black history greats who won distinction in every part of the world. He will focus on Great Black personalities who overcame difficulty and how.

Paul will

  • recall great Black men who lived before the emergence of transatlantic enslavement
  • why they deserve our attention
  • how they have shaped our world
  • tell their stories of success against great odds

This event is part of Ancestry talks with Paul Crook’s Season of Empowering History – intended to give courage to those who need encouragement to be had by learning about the lives of the great.


Who is this talk for

Stories of ancestors who resisted racial injustice can fire the imagination and spur individuals to higher levels of achievement or performance in their work and personal life.

The talk is suitable for you if you

  • are inspired and motivated by learning about the inspirational people and historical events that make us who we are today
  • want to develop your knowledge and understanding of Black History.

Premium Ticket Holders

Premium Ticket holders will have access to the event and will also receive ‘The Black History’s Ancient and Medieval Timeline’ interactive PowerPoint, which will be sent via email after the event.

Deluxe ticket holders

Deluxe ticket holders will gain event access, receive ‘The Black History’s Ancient and Medieval Timeline’ interactive PowerPoint, and get ‘Descendants’ (the latest novel in eBook format by Paul Crooks) via email after the event.

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