Bristol City Windrush Day Celebration

Featuring members of the African and African Caribbean including Cleo Lake (Lord Mayor) and Councillor Asher Craig (Deputy Mayor communities, Equalities and Public Health). Hear what local people are saying about the Windrush Day commemoration held in Bristol. We look forward to visiting Leicester’s African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Road, Leicester, LE2 0UD. See our Eventbrite…

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Brixton Library: Jamaica’s First Maroon War

Who are the Maroons of Jamaica? Why did Britain go to war with them? Who were the leaders? There were great Black leaders of freedom movements in modern Black History, but could the first Maroons War of Jamaica the great story of slavery and resistance in modern Black History? Trailblazing author and family historian Paul…

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The Guide to Tracing British, African and Asian Caribbean Ancestry

“From a man who dedicated eleven years of his life to uncovering the saga of his African slave ancestors comes a guide for others to capitalize on his informed techniques and discover just what it means to know where one is from. Offering groundbreaking insights on how to delve into one’s past, this book is…

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Black History Month 2018: The Slave Compensation

This Black History Month 2018 with Paul Crooks Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience during Black History Month 2018. He will discuss how he traced his ancestors and the truth about the British Government’s decision to abolish slavery and the slave compensation payments that followed. Paul traced his African forebears enslaved…

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Marking the 40th Anniversary of the Mini-Series – London Tour

London, Friday, 24 February 2017 Author and specialist in African Caribbean is excited to announce a series of landmark talks to mark Alex Haley’s epic family saga ROOTS Paul Crooks – the first Black Briton to trace African ancestors who were enslaved in Jamaica 200 years ago Paul will be touring London venues throughout 2017.…

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News Bulletin

Agents of Freedom Team Event   Paul Crooks talking to a packed room of people who came to hear him speak about the Haitian Revolution. Go to the left column and ‘Sign-up’ for news on Paul’s talks.  

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Curriculum Enrichment – Subject Lead Requests History workshop

  History Curriculum Enrichment Sessions The slide presentation outlines the request to author Paul Crooks from the history subject lead for a large secondary school. The request was for a number of sessions delivered to Year 9, 10, 11, 12 students to support the school Curriculum. Follow the slides and links within and see what…

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