Episode from the podcastWitness History: Witness Black History

Learie Constantine - fighting racism in the UK

Released Monday, 7th October 2019
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The great West Indian cricketer, lawyer and member of the House of Lords took a London hotel to court when it refused to let him and his family stay there in 1943. Susan Hulme brings us his story from the BBC archives.

Photo: Sir Learie Constantine outside Westminster Abbey in 1966. Credit: Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images.
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