Unlocking Colorism's Legacy: Insights from the 1817 Slave Register

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Join Paul Crooks for an enlightening and thought-provoking discourse that unravels the intricate tapestry of colorism's historical origins and its enduring relevance in contemporary society. Delve into the past and present implications of this complex issue, and grasp how a profound comprehension of its roots can serve as a potent instrument for empowerment.

Paul Crooks, a distinguished researcher and genealogist, will guide you on a captivating journey through the annals of Black British and North American history. Drawing upon his groundbreaking research and extensive genealogical expertise, he will illuminate the origins of colorism, with a particular focus on the invaluable insights gleaned from the 1817 Slave Registers. By examining these historical sources, you'll gain a deeper understanding of why colorism persists to this very day.

Furthermore, this engaging discussion will underscore the pivotal role that a comprehensive understanding of colorism's history plays in fostering empowerment. It empowers individuals and organizations alike to engage in more informed and meaningful dialogues concerning race, color, and identity. Don't miss this opportunity to enrich your perspective on Black history and identity through the lens of colorism's intricate narrative.


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