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

Sunday 22th January

Empowering Black history recalling the leaders, legacies, and achievements of Africans who won distinction in every part of the known world.


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

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.

In this talk, Paul will

  • recall more 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 and success and success against great odds

This event is part of Ancestry talks with Paul Crooks’ Season of Empowering History. Talks aim to give courage to those who need encouragement to be had by learning about the lives of great people.

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 up where we are today
  • want to develop your knowledge and understanding of Black History.


How to gain access to this event

This talk will be held over Zoom. Details of how to join the session will be in your registration confirmation email.

Premium Ticket holders

Premium Ticket holders will receive the Black History’s Ancient and Medieval Timeline interactive PowerPoint following the event. See demonstration video below.

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