Learie Constantine (Caribbean Lives)
By: Peter Mason (author)Paperback
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Sir Learie Constantine was an extraordinary figure by any yardstick. One of the greatest and most popular of all West Indian cricketers, he left the game to become, among other things, a barrister, cabinet minister, diplomat, broadcaster, author and journalist. The first black man to enter the House of Lords, he was a tireless campaigner for racial equality and West Indian self-government whose forthright response to racial discrimination led to a celebrated legal case that laid the foundations for Britains first Race Relations Act. Above all, however, he was an immensely popular public figure throughout his life.
Peter Mason is a writer on cricket and the Caribbean. Founding editor of Cricket Digest and former deputy editor of Third Man cricket magazine, he is the author of six other books, including Bacchanal: The Carnival Culture of Trinidad, and Jamaica in Focus.
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