40 Minute Mentor

January 25, 2023

The Hidden Pages Of Black History with Samuel Tholley

“Why is there a need to prove ourselves? Why are we in a situation where we’re not being treated equally as smart as any other ethnicity, especially when we’ve done all this great stuff throughout history?” 

In today’s 40 Minute Mentor feature episode, we’re joined by Samuel Tholley, a History Teacher and Founder of Hidden Pages – a zine discovering hidden Melanated history & lists of sources exploring the Melanated/”Black” experience.


In today’s episode, we find out: 

➡️ Why Samuel set up Hidden Pages [00:54] 

➡️ How his upbringing shaped Hidden Pages and his perception of Black History [03:57] 

➡️ Why these untold stories are so important [07:31] 

➡️ More about our sponsors, Alchemist [10:41] 

➡️ 5 brilliant historic figures we can all learn from [22:08] 


Helpful links:

➡️ More about Samuel: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samuel-tholley-758135105/ 

➡️ More about Hidden Pages: https://www.instagram.com/_hiddenpages/?hl=en 

➡️ Watch the full video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/kF_-blY_kUQ


💙A big thank you to our Sponsors:

Alchemist – an industry leading learning and development company, whose learning journeys and experiences help organisations who want to grow, change or transform by putting the learner first to optimise organisational performance.

To learn more about Alchemist and see how they work with some of the most innovative companies in the world, head over to https://thisisalchemist.com/40minutementor/  to find out more. 


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