Sir Learie Constantine: Pioneer of Racial Equality
This assembly presentation is about the extraordinary life of Sir Learie Constantine. Coming from a slave background in Trinidad, he used his fame as an outstanding cricketer to fight racial prejudice and discrimination, and to campaign for racial equality. He helped to write the UK's first race relations laws, paving the way for the Windrush generation, and became the first black peer in the House of Lords. This resource emphasises the dedication needed to become a top sportsperson, the courage and dignity necessary to effectively withstand and counter prejudice and discrimination, and the morality of equality and diversity.