A compilation of inspiring quotes from around the world designed to uplift and commemorate the Ancestors. These quotes help deepen appreciation of who we in the African diaspora are, and inspire a love of our history.

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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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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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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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TRACING FAMILY HISTORY: In Conversation with Paul Crooks at the Yellow Pavillion, Olympic Way (3mins from Wembley Park tube station)     Yellow Pavilion Olympic Way Wembley Park HA9 0XJ 7:30pm non-members Fee £2 Trailblazing family historian and author Paul Crooks captivates his audience with his account of how he traced his African forebears back 200…

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Interview with Paul Crooks author of Ancestors Paul Crooks, author of Ancestors is a man in demand. He is widely being tipped to inherit the mantle of the great Alex Haley. So when I was asked to interview him I knew I was in for a treat and a long needed trip back down memory…

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