Sir Learie Constantine


& Yes, Yes that’s a Silver Tooth!

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The first black member in the House of Lords in the U.K., Sir Constantine’s story really began in Trinidad and Tobago; where he was born.
He had a knack & passion for Cricket. So he followed it right to the U.K & his hunch was right.
He quickly became a cricket legend; scoring the 1st 100 by a West Indian while helping curate a unique West Indian style of play for the game.
A JACK of MOST trades; Sir Constantine went on to be a broadcast journalist, an author, a barrister & a political activist.

He was a advocate against racial discrimination. Described as a compassionate radical with a easy humor & unswerving moral standards. In 1962 he was knighted & served as Trinidad’s high commissioner to the U.K

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