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Ancestry Talks: Marking The 40th Anniversary Of ROOTS Mini-Series at Leyton...
Tue 11 April 2017, 19:30 – 21:30 BST
Paul Crooks, the author of Ancestors, traced his family back 6 generations to Ami Djaba who was living in the Krobo Mountain, Ghana. Paul’s acclaimed novel and appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart) inspired a generation to start exploring Black History and Black British ancestry.
Paul will talk about his book and his journey to find his family history as a case study. Trailblazing family historian and author Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an inspirational talk about his search for his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother from West Africa. Paul also tells how is book was inspired by the untold story of William Wilberforce and the Jamaican slaves who abolished slavery.
Go to www.paulcrooks.info more information about Paul Crooks.
Suitable for Ages: Adults
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