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Learie Constantine – West Indian Cricket Legend and first Black man to be appointed to the House of Lords

Meserette Kentake
Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine, Kt. was a West Indian cricket legend, barrister, author, broadcast journalist and political activist who served as Trinidad’s High Commissioner...
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Honourable Mrs. Louise Bennett-Coverley ‘Miss Lou’ – Mother of Jamaican culture

Meserette Kentake
Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley or “Miss Lou” was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, activist, radio and television personality and educator. Writing and performing her poems in...
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Louis Delgrès: Resistance leader against the Maafa in Guadeloupe

Uchenna Edeh
[dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]ouis Delgrès was an African-Caribbean leader of the anti-slavery movement in Guadeloupe resisting reoccupation and thus the restoration of the Maafa/Atlantic slavery by Napoleonic...

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